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Alert (SA05-229A)

Apple Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities

Original release date: August 17, 2005

Systems Affected

  • Apple Mac OS X version 10.3.9 (Panther)
  • Apple Mac OS X version 10.4.2 (Tiger)
  • Apple Safari web browser

Overview

Apple has released Security Update 2005-007 to correct several vulnerabilities affecting Mac OS X and the Safari web browser. These vulnerabilities have a wide range of impacts, the most severe of which could allow an attacker to gain access to your computer.

Solution

Install an Update

Use the Mac OS X Software Update feature to download and install the updates. Consider scheduling Software Update to check for updates automatically (this option is enabled by default).

Description

Apple Mac OS X has multiple vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker to run malicious programs on your computer. Installing the update from Apple will correct these vulnerabilities.

For more technical information, see US-CERT Technical Alert TA05-229A and Apple Security Update 2005-007.


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Revision History

  • August 17, 2005: Initial release

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