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Re: Old updates being offered as new by Software Update Feb 16 2007 11:02PM
Juha-Matti Laurio (juha-matti laurio netti fi)
According to Internet Storm Center Diary report these update problems have been resolved now:
http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=2265

see 'UPDATE:' section.

There is no information about bogus updates, fake update servers etc.

- Juha-Matti

Simon Pride <simon.pride (at) gmail (dot) com [email concealed]> wrote:
> See thread at
>
> http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?threadID=857862&tstart=0
>
> iTunes 7.0.2 and QuickTime, plus Security Update 2007-001 are being
> offered as 'new' updates today. Most users will already have
> installed these items last month.
>
> If you accept the updates, the download of the update packages fails
> with a message that the OS was 'unable to expand' the package.
>
> I don't imagine these are bogus or malware infected updates (favor
> cockup over conspiracy theories) but it does slightly worry me that
> the checks and balances to stop this happening seem to have been
> insufficient.
>
> SP

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