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Security Update:Apple Released QuickTime 7.7.8 to Address Multiple Vulnerabilities

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 15:58

Reason

Security Updates

Impact

Microsoft QuickTime Users

 

WHAT HAPPENED?

Apple released QuickTime 7.7.8 for Microsoft operating systems to address multiple vulnerabilities.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancement and affected software refer to About the Security Content of QuickTime 7.7.8 at https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT205046.


AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista*

*Windows Vista is no longer supported by IT.


WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability 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 7.7.8 may be obtained from the QuickTime Downloads site at http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/


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