Apple Releases Security Update for Apache, OpenSSL, OpenSSH, and more

Apple released this afternoon another security update for Mac OS X. This one patches many of the "known offenders" out there, including Apache, OpenSSH, OpenSSL, SunRPC, and mod_ssl. According to the short readme file associated with the update:

Security Update 2002-08-02 includes the following updated components which provide increased security to prevent unauthorized access to applications, servers, and the operating system.

  • Apache v1.3.26
  • OpenSSH v3.4p1
  • OpenSSL v0.9.6e
  • SunRPC
  • mod_ssl v2.8.10

This 5.2MB update is freely available via the Software Update panel in Mac OS Xis System Preferences.