Apples Fixes New Flawed
August 19th 2005
Apple OS X patch
The new security
patch for the Apple Computer Tiger Operating System prevented 64-bit
applications from running. A corrected patch can be found at
website. Some of the newer high-end applications have been
compiled for 64 bit operation. Standard 32 bit programs continued
The new update,
2005-007 version 1.1, will replace the original patch issued on
Monday. The original patch omitted the 64 bit version of LibSystem.
The original patch was also updated to correct the flaw.
was the largest security update in Apples history. It corrected more
than 40 operating system bugs in the Mac OS. Most experts agree
that with each new update the Tiger OS is becoming more stable and
server patch enhances secutiry for: apache2; AppKit; blojsom; BlueTooth;
CoreFoundation; cups; Directory Services; HIToolBox; Kerberos;
loginwindow; Mail; OpenSSL; QuartzComposerScreenSaver; Security
Interface; servermgrd; servermgr_ipfilter; SquirrelMail; Safari;
X11; and, zlib.
enhances secutiry for: AppKit; blojsom; BlueTooth; CoreFoundation;
cups; Directory Services; HIToolBox; Kerberos; loginwindow; Mail;
OpenSSL; QuartzComposerScreenSaver; Security Interface; servermgrd;
servermgr_ipfilter; SquirrelMail; Safari; X11; and, zlib.
eweek, Wolfram Research Inc. was the first to report the flaw. As a
result of the flaw in the security update, the 64-bit Mathematica
5.2 software would not run on any hardware based on the G5 processor
that has Version 1.0 of the update installed on it, according to
immediately emailed customers , "If you have been affected, then
Mathematica 5.2 will generate a MathLink error when you try to do
any computation with it. (If you run MathKernel directly from the
command line, it will crash at startup.)"
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