Apple releases Mac OS X 10.4.10 with security update

This rare, tenth update of an Apple OS includes a networking security patch.

Apple today announced Mac OS X 10.4.10 along with a new security update. The updated version 10.4.10 includes fixes for Bluetooth and USB connections, plus several minor enhancements of the operating system. The security update, the sixth in what appears to be a monthly release cycle for 2007, addresses a vulnerability in the IPv6 networking protocol. It affects users of Mac OS X 10.4 and later, and is available from within Mac OS X via the Software Update pane in System Preferences, or from Apple's software downloads page.

Patch for Networking
This patch affects users of Mac OS X v10.4.x, and address the vulnerability detailed within CVE-2007-2242. Successful exploitation could lead to remote denial of service attacks.

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