[OS X TeX] i-Installer 2.82 released. Security release: all users requested to upgrade

Alain Schremmer Schremmer.Alain at gmail.com
Wed Oct 11 00:41:35 CEST 2006

Gerben Wierda wrote:

> I have noticed that the setup of i-Installer brings with it a 
> potential security issue which is also potentially serious. This find 
> (by myself, luckily) is not a happy event for me.
> I have patched i-Installer. As a result, installing i-Installer with 
> drag-and-drop from the II2.dmg volume is now deprecated. The II2.dmg 
> now contains an Apple Installer.app package which installs i- 
> Installer. Also, upgrading with the i-Installer i-Package is supported.
> i-Installer itself now contains some basic checks for this security 
> issue.
> All i-Packages will be upgraded/released shortly and they will all 
> contain a check for i-Installer version 2.82 or up to force users to 
> upgrade.

Am I correct to understand this to mean that it is /installing/ that is 
a potential security issue but that stuff that is already /installed/—in 
my case v2.65.2 and stuff of that same age—are OK as long as I don't 
install anything else with it?

Best regards

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