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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Airport < 4.2

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of Mac OS X

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running a version of Mac OS X which contains an Airport
driver which is vulnerable to an automatic network association vulnerability,
which may cause a computer to connect to potentially malicious networks without
notifying the end-user.

Solution : Upgrade to Airport 4.2
See also : http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=301988
Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID: 14321

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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