Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Netiquette IQ Security Alert From US-Cert - Apple Addresses FREAK With New Releases


National Cyber Awareness System:
03/09/2015 08:52 PM EDT

Original release date: March 09, 2015
Apple has released security updates for OS X, iOS, and Apple TV to address multiple vulnerabilities, one of which may allow an attacker to decrypt secure communications between vulnerable clients and servers (FREAK).
Updates available include:
  • Xcode 6.2 for OS X Mavericks v10.9.4 or later
  • Security Update 2015-002 for OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, and OS X Yosemite v10.10.2
  • Apple TV 7.1 for Apple TV 3rd generation and later
  • iOS 8.2 for iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, and iPad 2 and later
US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Apple security updates HT204427, HT204413, HT204426, and HT204423, and apply the necessary updates.
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