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Mac OS X Security Update 2004-08-09

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for Security Update 2004-08-09

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing Security Update 2004-08-09.

Libpng is a library used for manipulating graphics files.

Several buffer overflows have been discovered in libpng. A possible hacker
could create a carefully crafted PNG file in such a way that it would
cause an application linked with libpng to execute arbitrary code when
the file was opened by a victim.


Solution : http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=61798
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 10857

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

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