Apple posts Security Update 2002-03-24 via Software Update

Security Update 2002-03-24 for Mac OS X 10.2.4 addresses a Samba vulnerability which could allow unauthorized remote access to the host system. The built-in Windows file sharing is based on the open source technology called Samba and is off by default in Mac OS X.

OpenSSL is also updated to address an issue in which RSA private keys can be compromised when communicating over LANs, Internet2/Abilene, and interprocess communication on local machine.

Available via download through the Software Update system preference pane, it is recommended that all users install this Security Update.

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