Multiple Apple Security Updates

Number: AV16-052
Date: 22 March 2016

Purpose

The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to multiple Apple system updates for iOS, watchOS, tvOS, Xcode, OS X El Capitan, OS X Server, and Safari.

Assessment

Apple has released the following support articles:
HT206166 – iOS 9.3
HT206167 – OS X El Capitan v10.11.4
HT206168 – watchOS 2.2
HT206169 – tvOS 9.2
HT206171 – Safari 9.1
HT206172 – Xcode 7.3
HT206173 – OS X Server 5.1

Details: These updates address multiple vulnerabilities, including arbitrary remote code execution.

Multiple CVEs are referenced; please refer to Apple's advisory for specific details.

Suggested Action

CCIRC recommends that owner/operators test and deploy the vendor released updates or workarounds to affected platforms referred to in Apple Support Articles HT206166, HT206167, HT206168, HT206169, HT206171, HT206172, and HT206173.

References:

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT206166
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT206167
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT206168
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT206169
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT206171
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT206172
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT206173

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.

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