Monday, February 11, 2008

Critical: Mac OS X 10.5.2 and Security Update 2008-001


Apple released the latest Leopard version 10.5.2 and a combo of security fixes.

This is the first security update released for this year where it tries to fix 11 vulnerabilities found in Mac OS X.

This update is important to all OS X users since more than half of these vulnerabilities are critical and may lead to arbitrary code execution.

Mac OS X v10.5.2 / Security Update 2008-001 affects the following :
  • Directory Services
  • Foundation
  • Launch Services
  • Open Directory
  • Mail
  • NFS
  • Parental Controls
  • Samba
  • Terminal
  • X11
These updates are now available at Apple Downloads.

Reference:
About the security content of Mac OS X 10.5.2 and Security Update 2008-001
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307430