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Apple Releases Safari 5.0.1 and Safari 4.1.1

August 6th, 2010 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Apple has released Safari 5.0.1 and Safari 4.1.1 for Windows and Mac OS X to address multiple vulnerabilities in Safari and WebKit. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, cause a denial-of-service condition, or obtain sensitive information.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users and administrators to review Apple article HT4276 and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

Apple Releases Security Update 2010-004 and Mac OS X v10.6.4

June 23rd, 2010 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Apple has released Security Update 2010-004 and Mac OS X v10.6.4 to address multiple vulnerabilities that affect a number of applications. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code,  cause a denial-of-service condition, operate with elevated privileges, conduct man-in-the-middle attacks, alter configuration settings, or conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

Note that these Apple updates include Adobe Flash Player plugin version 10.0.45.2, which contains vulnerabilities previously identified in Adobe Security Bulletin APSB10-14. The Adobe Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) has published a blog entry recommending that Mac OS X users upgrade to the latest version of the Flash Player (version 10.1.53.64) after applying these Apple updates.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users and administrators to review Apple Article HT4188 and the Adobe PSIRT blog entry and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

Apple Releases iTunes 9.2

June 23rd, 2010 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Apple has released iTunes 9.2 for Windows systems to address multiple vulnerabilities affecting the ColorSync, ImageIO, and WebKit packages. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial-of-service condition.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users and administrators to review Apple article HT4220 and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

Apple Releases Safari 5.0 and Safari 4.1

June 23rd, 2010 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Apple has released Safari 5.0 and Safari 4.1 for Windows and Mac OS X to address multiple vulnerabilities in ColorSync, Safari, and WebKit. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, cause a denial-of-service condition, obtain sensitive information, or conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users and administrators to review Apple article HT4196 and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

Apple Releases iOS 4

June 23rd, 2010 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Apple has released iOS 4 for iPhone 3G and later, and iPod touch (2nd generation) and later, to address multiple vulnerabilities across several packages. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, cause a denial-of-service condition, disclose sensitive information, bypass security restrictions, or conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users and administrators to review Apple article HT4225 and update to iOS 4 as necessary to help mitigate the risks.

Apple Releases iPhone OS 3.1.3 and iPhone OS 3.1.3 for iPod touch

March 1st, 2010 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Apple has released iPhone OS 3.1.3 and iPhone OS 3.1.3 for iPod touch to address vulnerabilities in the CoreAudio, ImageIO, Recovery Mode and WebKit packages. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, cause a denial-of-service condition, or obtain sensitive information.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users and administrators to review Apple article HT4013 and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

Apple Releases Security Update 2010-001

January 27th, 2010 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Apple has released Security Update 2010-001 to address multiple vulnerabilities in a number of applications. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial-of-service condition.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users and administrators to review Apple article HT4004 and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

Apple Releases iPhone OS 3.0

July 2nd, 2009 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Apple has released iPhone OS 3.0 to address multiple vulnerabilities across many packages. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, cause a denial-of-service condition, obtain sensitive information, bypass security restrictions, or conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users to review Apple article HT3639 and upgrade to iPhone OS 3.0 to help mitigate the risks.

Apple Releases Safari 4.0

July 2nd, 2009 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Apple has released Safari 4.0 for Windows and Mac OS X to address multiple vulnerabilities in CFNetwork, CoreGraphics, ImageIO, International Components for Unicode, libxml, Safari, Safari Windows Installer, and WebKit. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, cause a denial-of-service condition, obtain sensitive information, bypass security restrictions, or conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users and administrators to review Apple article HT3613 and upgrade to Safari 4.0 to help mitigate the risks.

Apple Releases Security Updates for Multiple Vulnerabilities

December 15th, 2008 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Apple has released Security Update 2008-008 and Mac OS X v10.5.6 to address multiple vulnerabilities in Mac OS X and related products. The impacts of these vulnerabilities include arbitrary code execution, privilege escalation, denial of service, or information disclosure.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users to review Apple article HT3338 and apply the appropriate updates.

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