Apple Swats AirPort Bug, Credits MoKB Researcher
The fix comes almost two months after the issue was first flagged during the Month of Kernel Bugs project.Apple on Jan. 25 shipped an Airport security update to fix a kernel panic issue that could allow attackers to cause system crashes. The Cupertino, Calif., companys fix comes almost two months after the issue was first flagged in the MoKB (Month of Kernel Bugs) project in November 2006.
Apple credited the anonymous researcher known only as L.M.H. for reporting the issue. This comes one day after the release of a QuickTime update to fix a flaw exposed by L.M.H., but in that instance Apple did not acknowledge the controversial researcher.