Apple has released Security Update 2003-10-28 for Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther) desktop and server systems.

Apple's notes accompanying the release state: "Security Update 2003-10-28 addresses a potential vulnerability in the implementation of QuickTime Java in Mac OS X 10.3 and Mac OS X Server 10.3 that could allow unauthorized access to a system."

This 592K patch is available for download using the Software Update feature.