About Security Update 2010-006
This document describes Security Update 2010-006, which can be downloaded and installed via Software Update preferences, or from Apple Downloads.
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Security Update 2010-006
Available for: Mac OS X v10.6.4, Mac OS X Server v10.6.4
Impact: A remote attacker may access AFP shared folders without a valid password
Description: An error handling issue exists in AFP Server. A remote attacker with knowledge of an account name on a target system may bypass the password validation and access AFP shared folders. By default, File Sharing is not enabled. This issue does not affect systems prior to Mac OS X v10.6. Credit to Pike School in Massachusetts for reporting this issue.
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