Apple Security Updates for Mac EFI, iOS, iTunes, OS X El Capitan, Safari, watchOS and Xcode
Date: 21 October 2015
The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to Apple operating system updates for Mac EFI, iOS, iTunes, OS X El Capitan, Safari, watchOS and Xcode.
Apple has released the following support articles:
- HT205317 - Mac EFI Security Update 2015-002
- HT205370 - iOS 9.1
- HT205372 - iTunes 12.3.1
- HT205375 - OS X El Capitan 10.11.1 and Security Update 2015-007
- HT205377 - Safari 9.0.1
- HT205378 - watchOS 2.0.1
- HT205379 - Xcode 7.1
Details: These updates address multiple vulnerabilities, including arbitrary remote code execution.
Multiple CVEs are referenced; please refer to Apple’s advisory for specific details.
CCIRC recommends that owner/operators test and deploy the vendor released updates or workarounds to affected platforms referred to in Apple Support Articles HT205317, HT205370, HT205372, HT205375, HT205377, HT205378 and HT205379.
Note to Readers
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