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Security Update:Apple Releases Security Updates for OS X Yosemite and El Capitan

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Friday, September 2, 2016 - 11:31

Reason

Security Updates

Impact

OS X Yosemite and OS X El Capitan Users

 

WHAT HAPPENED?
Apple has released security updates for OS X Yosemite and OS X El Capitan.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancements and affected software refer to Apple’s About the Security Content of Security Update 2016-001 El Capitan and Security Update 2016-005 Yosemite at https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT207130.


AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • OS X Yosemite v10.10.5
  • OS X El Capitan v10.11.6


WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?
Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.


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, for update information refer to to Apple’s About the Security Content of Security Update 2016-001 El Capitan and Security Update 2016-005 Yosemite at https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT207130.


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