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Apple extends RAW support to 11 new digital cams

Apple on Thursday released a small software update for users of its photo applications that adds RAW support for nearly a dozen new digital cameras.

The 2.2MB Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 2.0 extends RAW file compatibility for Aperture 2 and iPhoto ’08 for the following cameras:

Hasselblad CFV-16
Hasselblad H3D-31
Hasselblad H3D-31II
Leaf Aptus 54S
Leaf Aptus 65S
Nikon D60
Olympus E-3
Pentax *ist DL2
Pentax *ist DS2
Pentax K100D Super
Sony DSLR-A200
Sony DSLR-A350

The update also includes a lone security fix that was also included as part of a much larger security update released on Tuesday, which affects DNG image files.

"A stack based buffer overflow exists in the handling of Adobe Digital Negative (DNG) image files. By enticing a user to open a maliciously crafted image file, an attacker may cause an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution," Apple wrote. "This update addresses the issue through improved validation of DNG image files."

The security update is applicable for users of Aperture 2 or iPhoto 7.1.2 with iLife Support 8.2.