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Security Update:Apple Release QuickTime 7.7.6 for Microsoft Users to Address Multiple Vulnerabilities

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 14:52

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Quicktime Microsoft Users

WHAT HAPPENED?

Apple released QuickTime 7.7.6 for Microsoft operating systems to address multiple vulnerabilities.

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


AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista*
  • Windows XP SP2 or later*

*Windows Vista and XP SP2 or later are no longer supported by IT.


WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

Playing a maliciously crafted movie file could allow a hacker to take control of your computer.


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, QuickTime 7.7.6 may be obtained from the QuickTime Downloads site at http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/



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