Although Apple doesn't rank its fixes as does Microsoft, 17 of the flaws could allow an attacker to execute code remotely, a condition generally marked as "critical" by other operating system vendors.More info over TechWeb.
According to the bulletin that accompanied the 2006-004 update, seven of the bugs hit the "ImageIO" module, four affected AFP Server, two impacted the "dyld" and "gunzip" components, and the remainder were spread among Mac OS X parts that ranged from "fetchmail" to "telnet." A non-vulnerability update to Bluetooth which increased the auto-generated passkey of the setup assistant from six to eight characters was also included.
Apple patches 26 bugs
Posted on Thursday, Aug 03 2006 @ 00:30 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck