Apple Security Updates
Date: 19 September 2014
The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to recently released security updates for Apple OS X.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Apple's OS X prior to version 10.9.5. These vulnerabilities can be exploited if a user visits or is redirected to a specially crafted webpage or opens a malicious email attachment using a vulnerable version of OS X. Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities could result in an attacker performing remote code execution and bypass security systems.
CCIRC recommends that owner/operators test and deploy the vendor released updates or workarounds to affected platforms accordingly.
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.
For general information, please contact Public Safety Canada's Public Affairs division at:
Telephone: 613-944-4875 or 1-800-830-3118
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