Also Safari, Twitter, Calendar, iBooks, FaceTime, Keynote and Software Update.
FORTUNE -- Ashkan Soltani, an independent computer security expert best known for analyzing Edward Snowden's NSA leaks for the Washington Post, has published a list of applications running Mac OS X 10.9 that he says are vulnerable to the same security hole Apple (AAPL) patched in its mobile operating system on Friday.
They include apps used by millions of Mac users every day: Mail, Safari and Calendar.
The bug, a single wayward "goto fail" command in Apple's SecureTansport protocol, is a newer problem for the Mac than for the iPhone. It's been lurking in the shadows of iOS since September 2012. According to ImperialViolet's Adam Langley, who isolated the bug on Saturday, it showed up in the Mac with the release of OS X Mavericks three months ago.
"We are aware of this issue," an Apple spokeswoman told Fortune, "and already have a software fix that will be released very soon."
Meanwhile, some experts were surprised that Apple would reveal the existence of the problem in iOS while OS X was still open to attack.
"Come the hell on, Apple," wrote Kristin Paget, a self-identified "princess hacker" who left Apple last month to shore up security at Tesla Motors (TSLA). "You just dropped an ugly 0day on us and then went home for the weekend – goto fail indeed." [0day = zero-day computer attack].
Paget is famous both for a 2010 stunt in which she intercepted AT&T (T) phone calls at a hacker conference using a fake cell tower built with $1,500 worth of spare parts, and for changing her name (and sexual self-identfication) in 2011 from Chris to Kristin. As it happens, she joined Apple in Sept. 2012, when the bug appeared in iOS 6.0, and left in January 2014, a few weeks before it was patched.
Harvard's Lawrence Lessig puts his finger on the problem with Apple's software updates.
FORTUNE -- I was lucky. As soon as they were available, I installed Apple's (AAPL) new software suites on all three of my workday computers -- iPhone, iPad, MacBook Air -- and have yet to come across a stumbling block serious enough to prevent me from doing my job.
Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig -- one of the most MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 4, 2013 8:03 AM ET
New iPads, OS X Mavericks details, and more? Our look at the odds of each being announced.
FORTUNE -- Apple (AAPL) faithful, get those credit cards ready. On Tuesday, the company is holding an event in downtown San Francisco that will almost certainly mean the unveiling of all-new iPads. But what else will Apple trot out? New Macs? New iPods?
We won't know for sure until 10 am Pacific/1 pm Eastern tomorrow, but here's MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Oct 21, 2013 11:30 AM ET
The venue -- in San Francisco -- is larger than the site of last month's iPhone event.
FORTUNE -- What might Apple (AAPL) have up its sleeve for the Oct. 22 event it announced Tuesday? Among the rumored new products:
The iPad 5
The iPad mini 2
The new MacPro
Mac OS X 10.9 "Mavericks"
Anything I've missed?
UPDATE: For a round-up of the rumors, I recommend Neil Hughes' What to expect from Apple's Oct. 22 event at AppleInsider.Philip Elmer-DeWitt - Oct 15, 2013 12:30 PM ET
|2 million students missing out on college aid|
|The medical marijuana ad that never aired, despite contrary media headlines|
|Boeing reports wing cracks on Dreamliners|
|The bull market at 5: Not old yet|
|Boeing to end pension plans for non-union employees|