Which Desktop OS Had the Most Vulns in Q1 2008?

If you had to guess which of these three OSes had the most security vulnerability fixes in Q1, which would it be?

  • Windows Vista
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Desktop
  • Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)

Well, to see the full details, you can download the report at Q1 2008 - Client OS Vulnerability Scorecard, but let's hit the highlights here, breaking down all of the OSes by NVD severity ratings:

For January through March of 2008, Mac OS X users experienced the highest number of vulnerabilities as well as the highest number of High severity vulnerabilities while Windows Vista users experienced the fewest and the fewest High severity vulnerabilities.

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