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Apple Updates iOS, Safari for Pwn2Own Flaws

Attention Apple (NYSE: APPL)users, it's time to update your iOS, Mac OS X and Safari installations.

A number of the fixed flaws across all the platforms are derived from exploits first publicly demonstrated last month at the PWN2OWN security challenge. Security researcher Charlie Miller successfully exploited iOS this year, hacking into an iPhone. Apple's iOS also uses the WebKit rendering engine, which was exploited by VUPEN security in their five second attack on Mac OS X.

Both the Safari 5.0.5 and iOS 4.3.2 updates provide fixes for both of the WebKit issues.

Additionally Apple is providing an update for both iOS and Mac OS X to help protect users against SSL certificate fraud.

Read the full story at eSecurityPlanet.com:
Apple Updates for Safari, iOS and Mac for Security