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Apple Releases Security Patch For "Portable Network Graphics"

Apple Releases Security Patch For "Portable Network Graphics"

by , 6:15 PM EDT, August 9th, 2004

Apple has released a security update today called Security Update 2004-08-09. The sparse release notes say that the file updates libpng (Portable Network Graphics). Those release notes:

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)

Apple is providing a link to a KBase article on security updates, but as of this writing, that article has no information on Security Update 2004-08-09.

In addition to this security update, Apple released Mac OS X 10.3.5. TMO has confirmed that the update includes this security patch. You can download the update through Software Update Control Panel, and the download weighs in at 1 MB. Some readers have reported that the update is not available once you install 10.3.5.

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