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Security Update: Apple Released Safari 6.1.2 and 7.02 for OSX Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks to Addres a Critical Vulnerability

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 14:13

Reason

Security Update

Impact

OS X Lion, Mountain Lion, and Mavericks Users

WHAT HAPPENED?

Apple released Safari 6.1.2 and Safari 7.0.2 to address a critical vulnerability.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancement and affected software refer to About the Security Content of Safari 6.1.2 and Safari 7.0.2 at http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6145.
 

AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • OS X Lion v10.7.5
  • OS X Lion Server v10.7.5
  • OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5
  • OS X Mavericks v10.9.1

 

WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution.

 

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 for:

  • OS X Mavericks systems, Safari 7.0.2 will be included in OS X Mavericks 10.9.2.
  • OS X Mountain Lion systems Safari 6.1.2 may be obtained from Mac App Store.
  • OS X Lion systems Safari 6.1.2 is available via the Apple Software Update application.

 

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