Apple has released Security Update 2003-07-23 v.1.0 for Mac OS X 10.2.6 client and server systems.

The company describes the update as: "Improving the security of your system by assigning a disabled password to a new account created by Workgroup Manager until that account has been saved for the first time. This ensures the new account cannot be accessed by an unauthorized individual."

The 1MB update is available in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish, Danish, Brazilian Portuguese, Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Korean and Japanese.

It can be downloaded using Software Update or direct from Apple 's Web site.