Apple Security Update for iOS and OS X Yosemite

Number: AV14-091
Date: 18 November 2014

Purpose

The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to Apple operating system updates for iOS and OS X.

Assessment

Apple has released the following support articles:

HT6590 - iOS 8.1.1
HT6572 - OS X Yosemite v10.10.1 Update

Details: These updates address vulnerabilities that could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands.

CVE References: CVE-2014-4460, CVE-2014-4455, CVE-2014-4461, CVE-2014-4451, CVE-2014-4463, CVE-2014-4457, CVE-2014-4453, CVE-2014-4452, CVE-2014-4462.

Suggested action

CCIRC recommends that owner/operators test and deploy the vendor released updates or workarounds to affected platforms referred to in Apple Support Article HT6590 and HT6572.

References

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT6590
http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT6572
https://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2014-4460
https://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2014-4455
https://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2014-4461
https://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2014-4451
https://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2014-4463
https://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2014-4457
https://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2014-4453
https://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2014-4452
https://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2014-4462

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