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Mac OS X Security Update 2004-08-09 Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for Security Update 2004-08-09
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
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
Threat Level: High
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