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Security Update:Apple Released OS X Mavericks 10.9.5 and Security Update 2014-004 to Address Multiple Vulnerabilities in Mac OS X

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 11:14

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Mac OS X Users

WHAT HAPPENED?

Apple released OS X Mavericks 10.9.5 and Security Update 2014-004 to address multiple vulnerabilities.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancement and affected software refer to Apple Security Updates at https://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222 where Apple will post the full report.

 

AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Mac OS X Lion v10.7.5
  • Mac OS X Lion Server v10.7.5
  • Mac OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5 to v10.8.4
  • OS X Mavericks 10.9 to 10.9.4

 

WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

Out of date software could allow a hacker to take control of your computer or expose sensitive data.

 

HOW DO I PROTECT MY COMPUTER?

Update your software

  1. If IT Field Services or you have other IT support, no action on your part is required.
  2. If you do not have IT support, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5 and Security Update 2014-004 may be obtained from the Mac App Store or Apple's Software Downloads web site: https://support.apple.com/downloads/.

 

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