Apple Security Update for iOS, iTunes, Mac EFI, OS X, Quicktime and Safari

Number: AV15-056
Date: July 1, 2015

Purpose

The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to Apple operating system updates for iOS, iTunes, Mac EFI, OS X, Quicktime and Safari.

Assessment

Apple has released the following support articles:
HT204941 - iOS 8.4
HT204949 - iTunes 12.2
HT204934 - Mac EFI Security Update 2015-001
HT204942 - OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 and Security Update 2015-005
HT204947 - QuickTime 7.7.7
HT204950 - Safari 8.0.7, Safari 7.1.7, and Safari 6.2.7

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 owner/operators test and deploy the vendor released updates or workarounds to affected platforms referred to in Apple Support Articles HT204658, HT204659, HT204661 and HT204662.

References

https://support.apple.com/kb/HT204941
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT204949
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT204934
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT204942
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT204947
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT204950

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

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