News
News
8/10/2006
02:18 PM
Connect Directly
RSS
E-Mail
50%
50%

Apple Fixes Brand New Mac Pro

Five patches for the two-day-old, top-of-the-line computer were with the Aug. 1 security upgrade for several Apple machines.

Apple Computer Inc. on Wednesday issued a security update for the Mac Pro, the top-of-the-line Intel Xeon-based system that the company rolled out only two days before.

The fix, dubbed Update 2006-004 for Mac Pro, adds 5 patches included with the Aug. 1 security upgrade for the Cupertino, Calif. company's other systems, to Apple's newest and beefiest client computer.

Two sections of that update -- four patches for the ImageIO component to defend against malicious TIFF files, and one fix for the OpenSSH server -- weren't included with the version of Mac OS X 10.4.7 pre-loaded on the new Mac Pro machines.

"The fixes for these issues were not fully tested in time for the manufacturing of the Mac Pro," said Apple in an online support document, "and [so] are being provided via this security update."

The update can be downloaded from the Apple site, or users can retrieve the patches using their Mac Pro's built-in update function.

Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
The Business of Going Digital
The Business of Going Digital
Digital business isn't about changing code; it's about changing what legacy sales, distribution, customer service, and product groups do in the new digital age. It's about bringing big data analytics, mobile, social, marketing automation, cloud computing, and the app economy together to launch new products and services. We're seeing new titles in this digital revolution, new responsibilities, new business models, and major shifts in technology spending.
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
InformationWeek Tech Digest - July 22, 2014
Sophisticated attacks demand real-time risk management and continuous monitoring. Here's how federal agencies are meeting that challenge.
Flash Poll
Video
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
InformationWeek Radio
Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.