DarkFiber Consulting – IT Managed Services

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 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 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 Addresses Issues with iTunes 8.0

September 15th, 2008 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Apple has released an article to address issues with their recent iTunes 8.0 release. The article indicates that Windows Vista users who have installed iTunes 8.0 may be seeing a blue screen error message when connecting an iPhone or iPod to their computer.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users to review Apple article TS2280 and apply one of the solutions listed in the article to fix the issue.

Apple Releases iPhone v2.1

September 12th, 2008 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Apple has released iPhone v2.1 to address multiple vulnerabilities in Application Sandbox, CoreGraphics, mDNSResponder, Networking, Passcode Lock, and Webkit. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, conduct DNS cache poisoning attacks, spoof or hijack TCP sessions, bypass Passcode Lock, obtain sensitive information, or cause a denial-of-service condition.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users to review Apple document HT3129 and upgrade to iPhone v2.1.