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Security Update: Apple Releases Security Update for Various Mac OS X Platforms

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 14:06

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Mac OS X Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks Users

WHAT HAPPENED?

Apple released OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 and Security Update 2014-001 to address several vulnerabilities in various Mac OS X platforms.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancements and affected software refer to About the Security Content of OS X Mavericks v10.9.2 and Security Update 2014-001 at http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6150.

 

AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Mac OS X Lion v10.7.5
  • Mac OS X Lion Server v10.7.5
  • Mac OS X Mountain Lion v10.8 to v10.8.4
  • Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9
  • Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9.1


WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

Multiple vulnerabilities exist; the most serious could allow an attacker with a privileged network position to intercept user credentials or other sensitive information.
 

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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