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Alert (TA09-218A)

Apple Updates for Multiple Vulnerabilities

Original release date: August 06, 2009 | Last revised: January 24, 2013

Systems Affected

  • Apple Mac OS X versions prior to and including 10.4.11 (Tiger) and 10.5.7 (Leopard)
  • Apple Mac OS X Server versions prior to and including 10.4.11 (Tiger) and 10.5.7 (Leopard)

Overview

Apple has released Mac OS X v10.5.8 / Security Update 2009-003 to correct multiple vulnerabilities affecting components of Apple Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server. Attackers could exploit these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code, gain access to sensitive information, or cause a denial of service.

Description

Apple Mac OS X v10.5.8 / Security Update 2009-003 addresses a number of vulnerabilities affecting Apple Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server. These updates also address vulnerabilities in other vendors' products that ship with Apple Mac OS X or Mac OS X Server.

Impact

The impact of these vulnerabilities vary. Potential consequences include arbitrary code execution, sensitive information disclosure, denial of service, or privilege escalation.

Solution

Install Apple Mac OS X v10.5.8 / Security Update 2009-003.  These and other updates are available via Software Update or via Apple Downloads.

References

Revisions

  • August 06, 2009: Updated

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