Apple release Mac OS X 10.7.4 software update

May 11, 2012

Yesterday (May 9th) Apple released two major updates for Mac OS X. The first being a software update from 10.7.3 to 10.7.4 which includes Safari 5.1.6. After installing this software update you will then be prompted to install Safari 5.1.7. Mac OS X 10.7.4 fixes the Mac OS 10.7.3 Lion login password debug file vulnerability. This exposed a user’s password if they upgraded to Lion, only if they had enabled the legacy version of FileVault 1. As I stated earlier this week, this security flaw only affects FileVault 1 that had encrypted a user’s home directory. Worth noting again, you would only be exposed, if you upgraded from FileVault 1 to Lion. Read more....

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