Apple updates OS X to protect 'advanced UNIX users' from Shellshock

Although OS X is among the systems listed as vulnerable to the recently-uncovered Shellshock / Bash security flaw (still not sure what that is? Let us explain.), Apple has said it isn't a problem for most users. For those potentially vulnerable due to enabling certain UNIX services, 9to5Mac reveals the company has just pushed patches for the Mavericks, Lion and Mountain Lion versions of its desktop operating system. You can download the updates from Apple's website now, and it should be available via software update soon.

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