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Security Update:Apple Released Security Updates for OS X Mavericks, Yosemite, and El Capitan

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 17:28

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Apple OS X Users

 

WHAT HAPPENED?

Apple released security updates for OS X Mavericks, Yosemite, and El Capitan to address multiple vulnerabilities.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancement and affected software refer to About the Security Content of OS X El Capitan 10.11.3 and Security Update 2016-001 at https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT205731.


AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • OS X Mavericks v10.9.5
  • OS X Yosemite v10.10.5
  • OS X El Capitan v10.11 – v10.11.2

 

WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

Out of date software could allow a hacker to take control of your device.


HOW DO I PROTECT MY COMPUTER?

Update your software

1. If you are supported by ITFS or have different IT support, no action on your part is required.

2. If you do not have IT support, updates may be obtained from Mac App Store or Apple's Software Downloads web site: http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/.


RELATED LINKS
IT Security at http://it.ucsf.edu/security