Apple Releases Panther Security Update

Apple released a security update for Mac OS X 10.3.9. Security Update 2005-005 addresses "a number of security enhancements," and Apple is recommending it for all Panther users.

The security patch updates the following components:

  • Apache
  • AppKit
  • AppleScript
  • Bluetooth
  • Finder
  • Foundation
  • Help Viewer
  • lukemftpd
  • sudo
  • Terminal
  • VPN
  • X11

The security update weighs in at 6.4MB, and can be found in the Software Update control panel, if you are running Mac OS X 10.3.9. Apple has posted detailed information on the update, including exactly what was fixed in each of the above-listed components, at its support site.