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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#984 Apple patches AirPort remote code execution flaw
Apple is keeping typically tight-lipped about a remote code execution vulnerability it patched in its AirPort router firmware.

Last night, Apple released an advisory warning users of the AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme and AirPort Time Capsule base stations that a new firmware was available—AirPort Base Station Firmware Update 7.6.7 and 7.7.7—and should be applied immediately.

“A memory corruption issue existed in DNS data parsing,” Apple’s advisory reads. “This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.”
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