Security Update 2004-09-30

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Now Available via Software Update:
Security Update 2004-09-30 delivers a number of security enhancements and is recommended for all Macintosh users. This update includes the following components:

AFP Server
CUPS
NetInfoManager
postfix
QuickTime

For detailed information on this Update, please visit this website: http://www.info.apple.com/kbnum/n61798
 

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Who wants to be a Lab Mouse and test it first and report. :)
 

reaper

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lots of security updates these days... oh well, as long as they're solid I'd rather have updates than security holes.

- reaper
 

dotnina

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Another security update?! :eek:

Apple is just cranking these out nowadays.

Anyway, it looks like a little one, just 1.5 MB. Installing it now.

And edit ... it requires a restart ... doh.
 

PDubNYC

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No problems

Just installed it, no problems so far on a 15"PB, 1GHz

Although the Finder does feel a bit snappier.



Just kidding, it seems the same.
 

cb911

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heh, the Finder probably seems snappier because of that reboot. ;)

is't this update a bit late... i mean it's the 5th now...

and i just rebooted after that Java #2 update. now, i've got to re-boot again? :rolleyes: ah well. you've gotta do what you've gotta do.
 

Mudbug

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cb911 said:
heh, the Finder probably seems snappier because of that reboot. ;)

is't this update a bit late... i mean it's the 5th now...

and i just rebooted after that Java #2 update. now, i've got to re-boot again? :rolleyes: ah well. you've gotta do what you've gotta do.
I'd rather it be late and work right, than on-time and fubar'd.
 

AmigoMac

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I don'T want to update until someone confirms that "Localhost" as smtp server still works, I have a lot of work e-mails going out from my iBook...

Hello, anybody there with postfix activated? :)

EDIT: Nevermind, I just tried in one of our macs and everyting is correct... as always, everything looks snappier :p ;) J/K
 

titaniumducky

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PDubNYC said:
Just installed it, no problems so far on a 15"PB, 1GHz

Although the Finder does feel a bit snappier.



Just kidding, it seems the same.
Actually, it did seem to fix a problem I had where the Applications and Macintosh HD folders kept scrambling their icons.
 

~Shard~

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Hmm, yet another security update - there have been quite a few lately! Ah well, I don't mind applying them since I know Apple is doing a timely and thorough job on addressing security issues, whether they are minor or not. One can never be too careful! :cool:
 

liketom

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installed no problems here , why don't they just make sunday a update night seems like every week a new update is here - not that i am complaining mind.

ta

tom
 

Peter Kim

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titaniumducky said:
Actually, it did seem to fix a problem I had where the Applications and Macintosh HD folders kept scrambling their icons.
both my work and home computers have been doing that too! wonder what caused it?
 

Lancetx

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Peter Kim said:
both my work and home computers have been doing that too! wonder what caused it?
I've noticed the same thing lately too. It happened after I installed the most recent Java update, but I don't see what that would have had to do with it though really. As for today's "9/30" update, it installed and everything is a-ok afterwards. :)
 

Doctor Q

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It's cool that Apple acknowledges the person who reported a security issue.

CUPS
Impact: Local disclosure of user passwords
Description: Certain methods of authenticated remote printing could disclose user passwords in the printing system log files. Credit to Gary Smith of the IT Services department at Glasgow Caledonian University for reporting this issue.
 

Jetson

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I installed the security update and everything works fine. In fact I've never had any problems after installing Apple updates. Some of you guys must have your Macs seriously tricked-out to always be complaining about problems :)
 

Stella

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Damn Apple, I've lost my 2 days uptime :-D

Glad Apple are keeping up with security fixes even though Tiger is just around the corner.
 

izzle22

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Jetson said:
I installed the security update and everything works fine. In fact I've never had any problems after installing Apple updates. Some of you guys must have your Macs seriously tricked-out to always be complaining about problems :)
Same Here! I just don't understand all these problems. I've had Macs most of my life and I always install updates and never had any problems or glitches!