Security Update 2009-001 and Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 3

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Apple released Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 3 and Security Update 2009-001.

Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 3 includes security and compatibility changes for the Java Web Start and Java Applet components.

As for Security Update 2009-001, following components are updated:
AFP Server, Apple Pixlet Video, CarbonCore, CFNetwork, Certificate Assistant, ClamAV, CoreText, CUPS, DS Tools, fetchmail, Folder Manager, FSEvents, Network Time, perl, Printing, python, Remote Apple Events, Safari RSS, servermgrd, SMB, SquirrelMail, X11, XTerm.
(some software/components listed above are only available to Server version of Mac OS X.)

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This release updates the Java Web Start and Java Applet components to address security and compatibility issues. This release supports all Intel-based and PowerPC-based Macs and requires that Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 2 be already installed. Information regarding Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 2 can be found here: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2733
Security Update 2009-001 is recommended for all users and improves the security of Mac OS X. Previous security updates have been incorporated into this security update.

For information on the security content of this update, please visit this website: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222.


Posted by Antony at February 13, 2009 7:20 PM

>> more MacCentre701 February 2009 reports.