Apple releases AirPort Extreme Update 2021-001
Apple Releases AirPort Extreme Update 2021-001 for Drivers and Software for Wireless Adapter. According to the company, this update provides better compatibility with AirPort Extreme base stations and is intended for all Macs with Intel Core Duo processors.
AirPort Extreme Update 2021-001 installs on desktop and server versions of Mac OS X 10.four.8 Tiger and, in addition to addressing compatibility issues, addresses a vulnerability that could allow attackers to gain access to a system over a wireless network. According to the company, a hacker in close proximity to the attacked computer can exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially crafted packet and cause the system to crash.
Mac mini, MacBook, MacBook Pro and iMac computers with Intel Core Duo processors have this vulnerability, while their versions with Core 2 Duo processors do not have such problems.
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