9/23/2005

Apple posts OS X security, iPod Shuffle updates

Filed under: — By Aviran Mordo @ 9:34 am

Apple has posted its latest Mac OS X security patch, geared toward versions 10.3.9 and 10.4.2 of the operating system, including its Server incarnation.

The fix, dubbed Security Update 2005-008, is available for download here (Mac OS X 10.39), here (Mac OS X 10.4.2) or can be grabbed using the Software Update pane in the System Preferences utility.

The patch adjusts a number of core systems and applications, protecting Macs against deliberately corrupted GIF and PICT images, and maliciously crafted web page archives. It also tweaks Mail and other components so they don’t expose potentially sensitive information to prying eyes. Similarly some system software elements are modified to prevent untrusted code from being executed.

Source: The Register

 

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