In case you haven’t seen this email from TiVo:
Recently, a security vulnerability affecting the TiVo Desktop application for Macs was brought to our attention. The reported vulnerability has been fixed in version 1.7, which is now available for download.If you use a Mac, please go to http://www.tivo.com/desktop to download the updated TiVo Desktop application for Mac as soon as possible.
TiVo Desktop for Mac v. 1.7 offers you the highest levels of performance and security available.
Thank you for your attention to this matter and keep enjoying Home Media Option(TM)!
- The TiVo Team
All Mac Users: TiVo Security Advisory
March 1, 2004
TiVo Desktop v. 1.5 for Mac
TiVo Desktop v. 1.6 for Mac
A local privilege escalation vulnerability was identified in the TiVo Desktop application that may allow arbitrary code execution.
Local system access is required to exploit the identified vulnerability.
All TiVo Desktop for Macs should upgrade to TiVo Desktop, v. 1.7. Please go to http://www.tivo.com/desktop to download and install the update as soon as possible.