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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Mac OS X < 10.4.8

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of Mac OS X

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote host is missing a Mac OS X update which fixes a security
issue.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Mac OS X 10.4 which is older than
version 10.4.8.

Mac OS X 10.4.8 contains several security fixes for the following
programs :

- CFNetwork
- Flash Player
- ImageIO
- Kernel
- LoginWindow
- Preferences
- QuickDraw Manager
- SASL
- WebCore
- Workgroup Manager

Solution :

Upgrade to Mac OS X 10.4.8 :
http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/macosx1048updateintel.html
http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/macosx1048updateppc.html
http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/macosxserver1048update.html

See also :

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=304460

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:NR/C:C/I:C/A:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 20271

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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