iChat updates, Security Update 2004-09-16

Security Update 2004-09-16 delivers a number of security enhancements and is recommended for all Macintosh users. This update includes the following component:

iChat

For detailed information on this Update, please visit Apple Security Updates.

This is the third time in 10 days Apple has released a security update for OS X.

About iChat screenshot, before and after this update:
About iChat (before)framework 187

About iChat (after)framework 193

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Impact: Remote iChat participants can send "links" that can start local programs if clicked Description: A remote iChat participant can send a "link" that references a program on the local system. If the "link" is activated by clicking on it, and the "link" points to a local program, then the program will run. iChat has been modified so that "links" of this type will open a Finder window that displays the program instead of running it. Credit to for reporting this issue. Availability: This update is available for the following iChat versions: - iChat AV v2.1 (Mac OS X 10.3 or later) - iChat AV v2.0 (Mac OS X 10.2.8) - iChat 1.0.1 (Mac OS X 10.2.8)

Posted by Antony at September 17, 2004 11:22 AM

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