Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Netiquette IQ Security Alert From NCCIC - USCERT _Apple Products Updates


National Cyber Awareness System:
07/01/2014 10:49 AM EDT

Original release date: July 01, 2014
Apple has released security updates for Mac OS X, Safari, iOS devices, and Apple TV to address multiple vulnerabilities, some of which could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code with system privileges or cause an unexpected application termination.
Updates available include:
  • Security Update 2014-003 for OS X Lion v10.7.5, OS X Lion Server v10.7.5, OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, and OS X Mavericks 10.9 to 10.9.3.
  • Safari 6.1.5 and Safari 7.0.5 for OS X Lion v10.7.5, OS X Lion Server v10.7.5, OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, and OS X Mavericks v10.9.3.
  • iOS 7.1.2 for iPhone 4 and later, iPod touch 5th generation and later, or iPad 2 and later.
  • Apple TV 6.2 for Apple TV 2nd generation and later.
Users and administrators are encouraged to review Apple security updates HT6293, HT6296, HT6297, and HT6298, and apply the necessary updates to help mitigate these risks.
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