MyCERT Advisories

MyCERT Advisories, Alerts and Summaries for the year 2016

MA-600.052016: MyCERT Advisory - Apple Releases Security Update

Date published: 04/05/2016


1.0 Introduction

Apple has released a security update for Xcode to address two vulnerabilities. Users and administrators are encouraged to review the Apple security update for Xcode and update to version 7.3.1 for OS X El Capitan v10.11 and later.


2.0 Impact

Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system. A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code.


3.0 Affected Products

The affected product of Apple Software Update for Xcode is prior version of Xcode 7.3.1. for OS X El Capitan v10.11 and later.


4.0 Recommendations

MyCERT highly recommends users of these applications to upgrade to the latest version of the affected products:

4.1 Apple Security Update
Please refer:


Generally, MyCERT advises the users of this software to be updated with the latest security announcements by the vendor and follow best practice security policies to determine which updates should be applied.

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