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Apple Updates iTunes; Fixes a Security Hole

Posted on September 23rd, 2009 by

Apple recently released iTunes 9, the latest version of their music juke-box and media store software. The company has issued a maintenance release, iTunes 9.0.1, to fix a handful of bugs in the program, and has profited by this release by including a security fix. This fix patches an issue where, “opening a maliciously crafted .pls file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution.” Users can download the update via Software Update, or from Apple’s iTunes download page.

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