Security Update 2004-08-09 Now Available

Along with the latest system update made available earlier today, Apple has released a security update to address a recent issue regarding a security breach in Safari. The breach affects Safari and Mozilla-based browsers, including Camino & Firefox and their handling of .png (portable network graphic) graphic files. The Security Update is available via Software Update. A standard download version is not yet available.

Security Update 2004-08-09 delivers a number of security enhancements and is recommended for all Macintosh users. This update includes the following components:

libpng (Portable Network Graphics)

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


The 2004-08-09 Security Update is included in the 10.3.5 update package, or as a stand alone download.