MyCERT Advisories


MyCERT Advisories, Alerts and Summaries for the year 2016

MA-608.052016: MyCERT Advisory - Apple Releases Multiple Security Updates
 
Date published: 18/05/2016

 

1.0 Introduction

Apple has released security updates for tvOS, iOS, watchOS, OS X El Capitan, Safari, and iTunes. Users and administrators are encouraged to review Apple security updates for tvOS, iOS, watchOS, OS X El Capitan, Safari, and iTunes and apply the necessary updates.

 

2.0 Impact

Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

 

3.0 Affected Products

The affected products of Apple Software updates are:

  • prior version of tvOS 9.2.1 for Apple TV (4th generation)
  • prior version of iOS 9.3.2 for iPhone 4s, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, and iPad 2
  • prior version of watchOS 2.2.1 for Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch, Apple Watch Edition, and Apple Watch Hermes
  • prior version of OS X El Capitan v10.11.5 and Security Update 2016-003 for OS X El Capitan v10.11
  • prior version of Safari 9.1.1 for OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10.5, and OS X El Capitan v10.11.5
  • prior version of iTunes 12.4 for Windows 7

 

4.0 Recommendations

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

4.1 tvOS 9.2.1
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT206564

4.2 iOS 9.3.2
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT206568

4.3 watchOS 2.2.1
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT206566

4.4 OS X El Capitan v10.11.5 and Security Update 2016-003
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT206567

4.5 Safari 9.1.1
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT206565

4.6 iTunes 12.4
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT206379

4.7 Apple Security Update
Please refer:
https://support.apple.com/en-my/HT201222


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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5.0 References