Multiple Apple Security Updates

Number: AV16-204
Date: 15 December 2016


The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to multiple Apple system security updates for iCloud, iTunes, macOS (Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite) and Safari.


Apple has released the following support articles:

HT207421 – Safari 10.0.2
HT207423 – macOS Sierra 10.12.2, Security Update 2016-003 El Capitan, and Security Update 2016-007 Yosemite
HT207424 – iCloud for Windows 6.1
HT207427 – iTunes 12.5.4 for Windows

This update addresses multiple vulnerabilities on the systems listed above.

CVE Reference: CVE-2016-1777, CVE-2016-1823, CVE-2016-4688, CVE-2016-4691, CVE-2016-4692, CVE-2016-4693, CVE-2016-4743, CVE-2016-5419, CVE-2016-5420, CVE-2016-5421, CVE-2016-6303, CVE-2016-6304, CVE-2016-7141, CVE-2016-7167, CVE-2016-7411, CVE-2016-7412, CVE-2016-7413, CVE-2016-7414, CVE-2016-7416, CVE-2016-7417, CVE-2016-7418, CVE-2016-7636, CVE-2016-7586, CVE-2016-7587, CVE-2016-7588, CVE-2016-7589, CVE-2016-7591, CVE-2016-7592, CVE-2016-7594, CVE-2016-7595, CVE-2016-7596, CVE-2016-7598, CVE-2016-7599, CVE-2016-7600, CVE-2016-7602, CVE-2016-7603, CVE-2016-7604, CVE-2016-7605, CVE-2016-7606, CVE-2016-7607, CVE-2016-7608, CVE-2016-7609, CVE-2016-7610, CVE-2016-7611, CVE-2016-7612, CVE-2016-7615, CVE-2016-7616, CVE-2016-7617, CVE-2016-7618, CVE-2016-7619, CVE-2016-7620, CVE-2016-7621, CVE-2016-7622, CVE-2016-7624, CVE-2016-7625, CVE-2016-7627, CVE-2016-7628, CVE-2016-7629, CVE-2016-7632, CVE-2016-7633, CVE-2016-7635, CVE-2016-7637, CVE-2016-7639, CVE-2016-7640, CVE-2016-7641, CVE-2016-7642, CVE-2016-7643, CVE-2016-7644, CVE-2016-7645, CVE-2016-7646, CVE-2016-7648, CVE-2016-7649, CVE-2016-7652, CVE-2016-7654, CVE-2016-7656, CVE-2016-7657, CVE-2016-7658, CVE-2016-7659, CVE-2016-7660, CVE-2016-7661, CVE-2016-7662, CVE-2016-7663, CVE-2016-8615, CVE-2016-8616, CVE-2016-8617, CVE-2016-8618, CVE-2016-8619, CVE-2016-8620, CVE-2016-8621, CVE-2016-8622, CVE-2016-8623, CVE-2016-8624, CVE-2016-8625

Suggested Action

CCIRC recommends that owner/operators test and deploy the vendor released updates or workarounds to affected platforms referred to in Apple Support Article HT207421, HT207422, HT207424 and HT207427.


Note to Readers

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