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Security Update: Apple Releases Safari 6.0.2 for OSX Lion and Mountain Lion

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 16:26

Reason

Software Update

Impact

Affects OS X Lion v10.7.5, OS X Lion Server v10.7.5, OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.2 Safari users.

 

WHAT HAPPENED?

Apple released a new version of the Safari browser for OS X 10.7.5 (Lion) and OS X 10.8.2 (Mountain Lion) to address multiple vulnerabilities.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancements and affected software refer to Apple Security Update.


AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • OS X Lion v10.7.5

 

  • OS X Lion Server v10.7.5

 

  • OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.2



WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

There are a couple of vulnerabilities listed but the most severe could potentially be used to allow a hacker to take over your computer.


HOW DO I PROTECT MY COMPUTER?

Update your software

  1. If you have a computer support coordinator (CSC), no action on your part is required.
  2. If you do not have a CSC or they do not support your computer, updates may be obtained through the Apple Software Update application for OS X Lion.



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