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Apple releases firmware security update for AirPort Extreme Aug 29 2007 11:17PM
Todd Woodward (todd_woodward symantec com) (1 replies)
Re: Apple releases firmware security update for AirPort Extreme Aug 30 2007 01:39AM
Jeffrey Czerniak (jeffcz gmail com)
There is a public Knowledge Base document, but Apple still hasn't linked to it:

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=306375

Jeff
geekable.com

On 8/29/07, Todd Woodward <todd_woodward (at) symantec (dot) com [email concealed]> wrote:
> Apple today released "APPLE-SA-2007-08-29 Firmware version 7.2.1 for AirPort Extreme 802.11n* base stations."
>
> In short, it resolves a remote vulnerability by disabling a specific routing header. The vulnerability can result in degradation of network bandwidth. As stated by Apple: "This issue does not affect the Gigabit Ethernet version of AirPort Extreme Base Station with 802.11n."
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> Apple has not posted a public Knowledge Base document yet, but it will be available through the Security Updates page:
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> http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=61798
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