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Security Update:Apple Released Security Updates for Windows Quicktime Users

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Friday, January 8, 2016 - 13:23

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Windows' Quicktime Users

 

WHAT HAPPENED?

Apple has released a security update to address multiple vulnerabilities in QuickTime for Windows 7 and Windows Vista.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancement and affected software refer to About the Security Content of QuickTime 7.7.9 at https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT205638.


AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista (no longer supported by IT)


WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability could allow an attacker 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 7.7.9 may be obtained from the QuickTime Downloads site at http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/.


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