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Subject: US-CERT Technical Cyber Security Alert TA09-218A -- Apple Updates for Multiple Vulnerabilities
From: CERT Advisory <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date: Thu, 6 Aug 2009 14:03:50 -0400

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                    National Cyber Alert System

              Technical Cyber Security Alert TA09-218A


Apple Updates for Multiple Vulnerabilities

   Original release date: August 06, 2009
   Last revised: --
   Source: US-CERT


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.


I. 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.


II. Impact

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


III. 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.


IV. References

 * Security Update 2009-003 / Mac OS X v10.5.8 -
   <http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3757>

 * Mac OS X: Updating your software -
   <https://support.apple.com/kb/HT1338?viewlocale=en_US>

 * Apple Downloads - <http://support.apple.com/downloads/>

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Revision History
  
  August 06, 2009: Initial release


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