Systems running Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server
Apple has released Security Update 2008-008 and Mac OS X version 10.5.6 to correct multiple vulnerabilities affecting 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.
Apple Security Update 2008-008 and Apple Mac OS X version 10.5.6 address a number of vulnerabilities affecting Apple Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server versions prior to and including 10.4.11 and 10.5.5. The update also addresses vulnerabilities in other vendors' products that ship with Apple Mac OS X or Mac OS X Server.
The impacts of these vulnerabilities vary. Potential consequences include arbitrary code execution, sensitive information disclosure, denial of service, or privilege escalation.
December 15, 2008: Initial release