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Security Update:Apple Releases Safari 10 for OS X Yosemite and El Capitan Users

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 11:19

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Safari OS X Yosemite and El Capitan Users

 

WHAT HAPPENED?
Apple released Safari 10 to address multiple vulnerabilities for OS X Yosemite and OS X El Capitan users.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancement and affected software refer to About the Security Content of Safari 10 at https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT207157.


AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

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

 

  • MacOS 10.12 Sierra*


*At this time, IT is recommending against upgrading to Sierra until IT is able to fully test compatibility and confirm vendor support with standard supported software.



WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?
Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unauthorized individual taking over your computer.


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.


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