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Security Update: Apple Releases Security Update for AirPort Base Station

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 12:28

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Apple Wi-Fi Enabled Devices

 

WHAT HAPPENED?
Apple has released a security update to address a vulnerability in AirPort Base Station for (Wi-Fi enabled devices).

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancement and affected software refer to About the Security Content of AirPort Base Station Firmware Update 7.6.7 and 7.7.7 at https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT206849.

 

AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • AirPort Express
  • AirPort Extreme
  • AirPort Time Capsule base stations with 802.11n
  • AirPort Extreme and AirPort Time Capsule base stations with 802.11ac


WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?
Out of date software could allow an attacker to take control of your computer.

 

HOW DO I PROTECT MY COMPUTER?

  • Update your software
  • If IT Field Services or you have other IT support, no action on your part is required.
  • If you do not have IT support, refer to About the security content of AirPort Base Station Firmware Update 7.6.7 and 7.7.7 at https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT206849 for update information.


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