Apple patches six OS X vulnerabilities with Security Update

Apple released a 22.4MB Security Update that fixes six vulnerabilities in Mac OS X, including flaws in the Flash plug-in and Image RAW.

Apple tonight pushed Security Update 2010-001 to users of Mac OS 10.5.8 and 10.6.2 via Software Update.

The 22.4MB update is recommended for all users and "improves the security of Mac OS X." It fixes six vulnerabilities in Mac OS X, including flaws in:

  • CoreAudio
  • CUPS
  • Flash Player plug-in
  • ImageIO
  • Image RAW
  • OpenSSL

Read more about the specific vulnerabilities in Apple knowledgebase article: HT4004.

Security Update 2010-001 can be downloaded and installed via Software Update preferences, or from Apple Downloads.