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Mac OS X Security Update 2004-05-24

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for Security Update 2004-05-24

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing Security Update 2004-05-24.

This security update includes the following components :
HelpViewer

This update fixes a security problem which may permit a possible hacker
to execute arbitrary commands the on the remote host by abusing
of a flaw in Safari and the components listed above. To exploit
this flaw, a possible hacker would need to set up a rogue web site with
malformed HTML links, and lure the user of the remote host into
visiting them.

Solution :
http://www.apple.com/downloads/macosx/apple/securityupdate__2004-05-24_(10_3_3).html
http://www.apple.com/downloads/macosx/apple/securityupdate_2004-05-24_(10_2_8).html

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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