Sunday, June 1, 2008

Critical: Mac OS X 10.5.3 and Security Update 2008-003

Apple released its third security update for this year where it fixes 40 security vulnerabilities found in different components of Mac OS X operating system.

It was just two months ago when Apple released its gigantic update fixing over 90 vulnerabilities. That security fixes is still unbeatable compare to this month update.

Security Update 2008-03 addresses 16 critical vulnerabilities which may lead to arbitrary code execution.

This latest update affects the following:
  • AFP Server
  • Apache
  • Apple Pixlet Video
  • ATS
  • CFNetwork
  • CoreFoundation
  • CoreGraphics
  • CoreTypes
  • CUPS
  • Flash Player Plug-in
  • Help Viewer
  • iCal
  • International Components for Unicode
  • Image Capture
  • Image Capture
  • ImageIO
  • Kernel
  • LoginWindow
  • Mail
  • ruby
  • Single Sign-On
  • Wiki Server
Mac users can manually download the patch from Apple Downloads.