Apple Security Updates
Date: 11 October 2017
The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to multiple Apple security updates for macOS High Sierra 10.13.
Apple has released a support article regarding security vulnerabilities in their products and the relevant macOS High Sierra update.
- StorageKit: A local attacker may gain access to an encrypted APFS volume
- macOS Security : A malicious application can extract keychain passwords
CVE References: CVE-2017-7149, CVE-2017-7150
CCIRC recommends that owner/operators test and deploy the vendor released updates to the affected platforms in accordance with their risk mitigation framework.
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.
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