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Security Update: Apple Released an OS X v10.8.5 Supplemental Update to Address 1 Vulnerability

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 16:44

Reason

Security Update

Impact

OS X Mountain Lion v10.8 to v10.8.5 users

WHAT HAPPENED?

Apple released an OS X v10.8.5 Supplemental Update to address a Directory Service vulnerability.
 
Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancement refer to About the Security Content of the OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5 Supplemental Update.
 
 
AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • OS X Mountain Lion v10.8 to v10.8.5 

 

WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

Out of date software could allow a hacker to modify Directory Services.
 
 
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 from the Software Update pane in System Preferences, or Apple's Software Downloads web site.
 
 
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