Apple Releases Security Update 2009 – 003

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Date: Thursday, August 6th, 2009, 04:34
Category: security, Software

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Along with yesterday’s release of the long-awaited Mac OS X 10.5.8 update, Apple also released four security updates for users of OS X 10.4.

According to Macworld, the updates for the PowerPC version of Tiger, the Intel version of Tiger, the PowerPC version of Tiger Server, and the Universal version of Tiger Server address security issues that could have cause applications to quit unexpectedly or arbitrarily execute code. Those issues include decompressing maliciously crafted data, viewing a maliciously crafted image with an embedded ColorSync profile, viewing a maliciously crafted OpenEXR, or processing a maliciously crafted PNG image. The update also addressed a format string issue in Login Window that could lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution.

The updates can be located and installed via Mac OS X’s built-in Software Update feature and require Mac OS X 10.4.11 to install and run.

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2 Responses to “Apple Releases Security Update 2009 – 003”

  1. Hi, I loaded the 10.4 PPC Security Update on my iBook G4 via Software Update and now my iPhone will not connect to iTunes or even charge the iPhone. I tried both USB ports same result and tried other USB devices on the same ports and it's working fine. I rebooted both Mac and iPhone same result.

    I also tried my wife's iPhone same result.

    Any suggestions?

  2. Hi, I loaded the 10.4 PPC Security Update on my iBook G4 via Software Update and now my iPhone will not connect to iTunes or even charge the iPhone. I tried both USB ports same result and tried other USB devices on the same ports and it's working fine. I rebooted both Mac and iPhone same result.

    I also tried my wife's iPhone same result.

    Any suggestions?