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Apple's latest release to OS X; phpBB posts new release
New releases from a couple of vendors, otherwise a relatively quiet day.

Apple's latest release delivers security fixes

With the recent release of Mac OS X v10.3.9, and Mac OS X v10.3.9 Server, Apple has addressed several security vulnerabilities. The vulnerabilities, CVE ID#'s CAN-2005-0969 thru CAN-2005-0976, address both kernel and browser vulnerabilities.

Details of the recent release, along with specific vulnerability detals, can be found at

The updates can be found at

phpBB Group posts release 2.0.14

The "We know we are (not) furry" release includes both bugfixes and non-critical security issues. The changelog, shown below, is from the phpbb website.


-Hardened author and keyword search a bit to not allow very server intensive searches

-Fixed full path disclosure in bad word parsing

-Resetting complete userdata array in session code if authentication fails

-Fixed bug in moderator control panel where certain parameters could lead to an "error creating new session" sql error

-Fixed bug in session code where empty page ids could lead to an "error creating new session" sql error

-Fixed html handling in signatures if html is turned off globally

-Fixed install.php problem with PHP5 register_long_arrays option turned off

-Fixed potential issues with styling system

-Added correct class to login_body template file

-Removed file db/oracle.php from package

-Removed version number from message body page in /admin (if user is not an admin) - mikelbeck

-Fixed case-sensitivity issues in postgres7.php - R45

Tony Carothers

ISS, Inc.

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Apr 16th 2005

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