Apple on Tuesday released Security Update 2005-002. This update covers installations of Mac OS X that use Java 1.4.2. The update is available for download through the Software Update system preference pane, and is also available for download from Apple’s Web site.
According to information posted on Apple’s Web site, this update corrects an issue “where an untrusted applet could gain elevated privileges and potentially execute arbitrary code.”
Further information about this vulnerability is available in Document ID 57591 from Sun.
Apple’s update makes changes to the following files: