Apple has finally patched a security flaw inherent when running QuickTime on Windows systems.

The company's 7MB Security Update for QuickTime 7.2 for Windows is recommended for all users and improves the security of QuickTime 7.2.

The update addresses a flaw in which viewing a maliciously-crafted QuickTime file could lead to arbitrary code execution. The update addresses the issue through improved handling of URLs. This issue does not affect Mac OS X.