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Apple Releases Patch For Mac OS X

The patch fixes problems with Apache 2, IPSec, Kerberos, rsync and other open-source components.

InformationWeek Staff

September 9, 2004

1 Min Read

Apple Computer Inc. has released a patch for 15 Mac OS X flaws, many of them originating from the operating system's open-source components.

The patch, available through the company's web site since Tuesday, fixes problems with Apache 2, IPSec, Kerberos, rsync and other open-source components. In addition, the patch fixes Apple applications, such as the Safari browser.

Among the potential exploits addressed by the patch are denial of service, remote execution of malicious code and web page spoofing.

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