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Apple Releases Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 8 and Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 3

October 23rd, 2010 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Apple has released Java for Mac OS X 10.5 update 8 and Java for Mac OS X 10.6 update 3 to address multiple vulnerabilities affecting the Java package. Exploitation of 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 articles HT4417 and HT4418 and apply any necessary updates 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.

Sun Releases Update 17 for Java SE 6

December 10th, 2009 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Sun has released update 17 for Java SE JDK 6 and Java SE JRE 6 to address multiple vulnerabilities. The impacts of these vulnerabilities include arbitrary code execution, privilege escalation, denial of service, and information disclosure.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users and administrators to review the Java SE 6 Update 17 release notes and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

Apple has released Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 1 and Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 6 to address these vulnerabilities. Mac users are encouraged to review Apple articles HT3969 and HT3970 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 Java Updates for Mac OS X 10.4 and 10.5

July 2nd, 2009 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Apple has released Java for Mac OS X 10.4 Release 9 and Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 4 to address multiple vulnerabilities in Java. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users and administrators to review Apple articles HT3633 and HT3632 and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

Apple Releases iPhone OS 2.2 and iPhone OS for iPod touch 2.2

November 24th, 2008 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Apple has released OS 2.2 for the iPhone and iPod touch to address multiple vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities affect CoreGraphics, ImageIO, Networking, Office Viewer, Password Lock, Safari, and Webkit. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, place arbitrary calls, cause a denial-of-service condition, spoof user interface,  and obtain sensitive information.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users to review Apple Article HT3318 and apply any necessary updates.

Apple Releases Java Updates for Mac OS X 10.4 and 10.5

September 25th, 2008 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Apple has released updates for Java for Mac OS X 10.4 and 10.5 to address multiple vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users to review Apple Article HT3178 and HT3179 and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.