About the security content of Apple Remote Desktop 3.9

This document describes the security content of Apple Remote Desktop 3.9.

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Apple Remote Desktop 3.9

Released February 21, 2017

Authentication

Available for: OS X Yosemite v10.10.5 and later

Impact: An attacker may be able to capture cleartext passwords

Description: A cryptographic weakness existed in the authentication protocol of Remote Desktop. This issue was addressed by implementing the Secure Remote Password authentication protocol.

CVE-2017-2488

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