updated 12:50 am EST, Wed March 3, 2004
Security firm eEye Digital Security claims to have discovered and in various IBM personal computers which could lead to remote compromise of systems. Particulars of the vulnerabilities have not been released in keeping with eEye's policy of informing a vendor about a bug and then waiting until a patch is ready before releasing details. IBM was informed 13 days ago and Apple 11 days ago. "A vulnerability in default installations of the affected software [...] allows malicious code to be executed with little user interaction."