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Alert (TA07-047A)

Apple Updates for Multiple Vulnerabilities

Original release date: February 16, 2007

Systems Affected

  • Apple Mac OS X version 10.3.x and 10.4.x
  • Apple Mac OS X Server version 10.3.x and 10.4.x
  • Apple iChat
These vulnerabilities affect both Intel-based and PowerPC-based Apple systems.

Overview

Apple has released Security Update 2007-002 to correct multiple vulnerabilities affecting Apple Mac OS X, Mac OS X Server, and iChat. The most serious of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code. Attackers may take advantage of the less serious vulnerabilities to bypass security restrictions or cause a denial of service.

Description

Apple Security Update 2007-002 addresses a number of vulnerabilities affecting Apple Mac OS X, OS X Server, and iChat. Further details are available in the related vulnerability notes.

The vulnerabilities addressed in this update were previously disclosed as part of the Month of Apple Bugs project.

Impact

The impacts of these vulnerabilities vary. Potential consequences include remote execution of arbitrary code or commands, bypass of security restrictions, and denial of service.

Solution

Install Updates from Apple

Install Apple Security Update 2007-002. This and other updates are available via Apple Update or via Apple Downloads.


References


Revision History

  • February 16, 2007: Initial release

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