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Apple fix 96 vulnerabilities in iOS 5 release

Apple has this week (12th October) released it’s latest mobile operating system called iOS 5. The new iOS 5 patches 96 vulnerabilities, including 69 security fixes for WebKit.

The more notable security fixes included are; memory corruption issues that could lead to arbitrary code execution, cross-origin issues that could result in a cross-site scripting attack, a URL spoofing issue that could cause a different URL being shown in the address bar, a configuration issue related to the use of libxslt that could lead to arbitrary code execution, and a number of other WebKit issues and associated vulnerabilities.

To find out more about Apple’s latest iOS upgrade you should visit the Apple Support website.

 

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