Apple Security Update for OS X Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Yosemite, iOS, Xcode and Apple TV

Number: AV15-020
Date: 10 March 2015

Purpose

The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to Apple operating system updates for OS X Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Yosemite, iOS, Xcode and Apple TV.

Assessment

Apple has released the following support articles:

HT204413 – OS X Yosemite, Mountain Lion, Mavericks, Security Update 2015-002
HT204423 – iOS 8.2
HT204426 – Apple TV 7.1
HT204427 – Xcode 6.2

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

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

Suggested action

CCIRC recommends that owners/operators test and deploy the vendor released updates or workarounds to affected platforms referred to in Apple Support Articles HT204413, HT204423, HT204426 and HT204427.

References

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204413
http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204423
http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204426
http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204427

Note to Readers

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