Some vulnerabilities have been reported and acknowledged in Mac OS X, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions, conduct cross-site scripting attacks, to cause a DoS (Denial of Service), or to compromise a user's system.
1) An error in Java due to an improper access check can be exploited via a specially crafted Java applet to add or remove items from a user's Keychain, without prompting the user.
This vulnerability affects Mac OS X versions prior to 10.5.
2) Some vulnerabilities in Java 1.4 and J2SE 5.0 can be exploited to bypass certain security restrictions, conduct cross-site scripting attacks, to cause a DoS (Denial of Service), or to compromise a user's system.
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Subject: Mac OS X Java Multiple Vulnerabilities
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