Apple Security Update for Safari Web Browser

Number: AV14-098
Date: 5 December 2014

Purpose

The purpose of this advisory is to raise awareness of critical vulnerabilities in Safari web browser, for which upgrades are now available.

Assessment

The purpose of this advisory is to raise awareness of critical vulnerabilities in Safari web browser, for which upgrades are now available.

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 HT6493.

Reporting:

Canadian critical infrastructure operators and provincial/territorial/municipal governments potentially affected by this Advisory are encouraged to contact CCIRC at cyber-incident@ps-sp.gc.ca.

CCIRC encourages partners to share potentially malicious files/samples with CCIRC at : malware@ccirc-ccric.gc.ca

Note : Suspicious files/emails should be zipped and protected with the password "infected".

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Note to Readers

In support of Public Safety's mission to build a safe and resilient Canada, CCIRC's mandate is to help ensure the security and resilience of the vital non-federal government cyber systems that underpin Canada's national security, public safety and economic prosperity. As Canada's computer security incident response team, CCIRC is Canada's national coordination centre for the prevention and mitigation of, preparedness for, response to, and recovery from cyber incidents on non-federal government systems. It does this by providing authoritative advice and support, and coordinating information sharing and incident response.

Please note, CCIRC PGP key has recently been updated.
http://www.publicsafety.gc.ca/cnt/ntnl-scrt/cbr-scrt/_fl/CCIRCPublicPGPKey.txt

For general information, please contact Public Safety Canada's Public Affairs division at:

Telephone: 613-944-4875 or 1-800-830-3118
Fax: 613-998-9589
E-mail: ps.communications-communications.sp@canada.ca

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