Sources: Intego, Sophos Security
quote: Windows and Macs security reputations are both richly deserved.
quote: Apple is advising Windows users to update their systems following the release of a patch for the QuickTime media player tool. Ten of the flaws could be targeted by way of a maliciously crafted PICT or FlashPix movie file to cause an application crash and allow remote code execution.The update also fixes a cross-site scripting flaw which could allow an attacker to insert code into an HTML file, and a vulnerability which could allow an attacker to view a user's memory contents by way of malformed movie fileThe company said in a security advisory that QuickTime 7.7.1 addresses 12 vulnerabilities in the Windows version of the platform, but does not affect Mac OS X users.Apple urged Windows users to install the 7.7.1 update, which can be obtained through the Apple Software Update utility or manually downloaded from the Apple support site. The update supports Windows versions from XP to Windows 7.So in other words the flaws in Windows comes from using Apple software..