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Apple owners rejoice! Security updates are available for you – apply them please!
 

Apple owners rejoice! Security updates are available for you – apply them please!

Article HT5784 over on the Apple Support page, indicates that there’s something fun waiting for you in OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.4 and Security Update 2013-002

It would be wise to get yourself up to date so you can sleep better at night. Well, at least I will sleep better at night with the knowledge that you are safe and secure!

Here’s the link: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5784

And here’s the article in its entirety for those of you just too tired to click on the link….

 

About the security content of OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.4 and Security Update 2013-002

Summary

This document describes the security content of OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.4 and Security Update 2013-002, which can be downloaded and installed via Software Updatepreferences, or from Apple Downloads.

Products Affected

OS X LionOS X Mountain Lion, Product Security

For the protection of our customers, Apple does not disclose, discuss, or confirm security issues until a full investigation has occurred and any necessary patches or releases are available. To learn more about Apple Product Security, see the Apple Product Security website.

For information about the Apple Product Security PGP Key, see “How to use the Apple Product Security PGP Key.”

Where possible, CVE IDs are used to reference the vulnerabilities for further information.

To learn about other Security Updates, see “Apple Security Updates.”

OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.4 and Security Update 2013-002

Note: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.4 includes the content of Safari 6.0.5. For further details see About the security content of Safari 6.0.5.

  • CFNetwork

    Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8 to v10.8.3

    Impact: An attacker with access to a user’s session may be able to log into previously accessed sites, even if Private Browsing was used

    Description: Permanent cookies were saved after quitting Safari, even when Private Browsing was enabled. This issue was addressed by improved handling of cookies.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-0982 : Alexander Traud of www.traud.de

  • CoreAnimation

    Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8 to v10.8.3

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted site may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: An unbounded stack allocation issue existed in the handling of text glyphs. This could be triggered by maliciously crafted URLs in Safari. The issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-0983 : David Fifield of Stanford University, Ben Syverson

  • CoreMedia Playback

    Available for: OS X Lion v10.7 to v10.7.5, OS X Lion Server v10.7 to v10.7.5, OS X Mountain Lion v10.8 to v10.8.3

    Impact: Viewing a maliciously crafted movie file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: An uninitialized memory access issue existed in the handling of text tracks. This issue was addressed by additional validation of text tracks.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-1024 : Richard Kuo and Billy Suguitan of Triemt Corporation

  • CUPS

    Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8 to v10.8.3

    Impact: A local user in the lpadmin group may be able to read or write arbitrary files with system privileges

    Description: A privilege escalation issue existed in the handling of CUPS configuration via the CUPS web interface. A local user in the lpadmin group may be able to read or write arbitrary files with system privileges. This issue was addressed by moving certain configuration directives to cups-files.conf, which can not be modified from the CUPS web interface.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2012-5519

  • Directory Service

    Available for: Mac OS X 10.6.8, Mac OS X Server 10.6.8

    Impact: A remote attacker may execute arbitrary code with system privileges on systems with Directory Service enabled

    Description: An issue existed in the directory server’s handling of messages from the network. By sending a maliciously crafted message, a remote attacker could cause the directory server to terminate or execute arbitrary code with system privileges. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking. This issue does not affect OS X Lion or OS X Mountain Lion systems.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-0984 : Nicolas Economou of Core Security

  • Disk Management

    Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8 to v10.8.3

    Impact: A local user may disable FileVault

    Description: A local user who is not an administrator may disable FileVault using the command-line. This issue was addressed by adding additional authentication.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-0985

  • OpenSSL

    Available for: Mac OS X 10.6.8, Mac OS X Server 10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7 to v10.7.5, OS X Lion Server v10.7 to v10.7.5, OS X Mountain Lion v10.8 to v10.8.3

    Impact: An attacker may be able to decrypt data protected by SSL

    Description: There were known attacks on the confidentiality of TLS 1.0 when compression was enabled. This issue was addressed by disabling compression in OpenSSL.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2012-4929 : Juliano Rizzo and Thai Duong

  • OpenSSL

    Available for: Mac OS X 10.6.8, Mac OS X Server 10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7 to v10.7.5, OS X Lion Server v10.7 to v10.7.5, OS X Mountain Lion v10.8 to v10.8.3

    Impact: Multiple vulnerabilities in OpenSSL

    Description: OpenSSL was updated to version 0.9.8x to address multiple vulnerabilities, which may lead to denial of service or disclosure of a private key. Further information is available via the OpenSSL website athttp://www.openssl.org/news/

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-1945

    CVE-2011-3207

    CVE-2011-3210

    CVE-2011-4108

    CVE-2011-4109

    CVE-2011-4576

    CVE-2011-4577

    CVE-2011-4619

    CVE-2012-0050

    CVE-2012-2110

    CVE-2012-2131

    CVE-2012-2333

  • QuickDraw Manager

    Available for: OS X Lion v10.7 to v10.7.5, OS X Lion Server v10.7 to v10.7.5, OS X Mountain Lion v10.8 to v10.8.2

    Impact: Opening a maliciously crafted PICT image may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A buffer overflow existed in the handling of PICT images. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-0975 : Tobias Klein working with HP’s Zero Day Initiative

  • QuickTime

    Available for: Mac OS X 10.6.8, Mac OS X Server 10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7 to v10.7.5, OS X Lion Server v10.7 to v10.7.5, OS X Mountain Lion v10.8 to v10.8.3

    Impact: Viewing a maliciously crafted movie file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A buffer overflow existed in the handling of ‘enof’ atoms. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-0986 : Tom Gallagher (Microsoft) & Paul Bates (Microsoft) working with HP’s Zero Day Initiative

  • QuickTime

    Available for: Mac OS X 10.6.8, Mac OS X Server 10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7 to v10.7.5, OS X Lion Server v10.7 to v10.7.5, OS X Mountain Lion v10.8 to v10.8.3

    Impact: Viewing a maliciously crafted QTIF file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A memory corruption issue existed in the handling of QTIF files. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-0987 : roob working with iDefense VCP

  • QuickTime

    Available for: Mac OS X 10.6.8, Mac OS X Server 10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7 to v10.7.5, OS X Lion Server v10.7 to v10.7.5, OS X Mountain Lion v10.8 to v10.8.3

    Impact: Viewing a maliciously crafted FPX file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A buffer overflow existed in the handling of FPX files. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-0988 : G. Geshev working with HP’s Zero Day Initiative

  • QuickTime

    Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8 to v10.8.3

    Impact: Playing a maliciously crafted MP3 file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A buffer overflow existed in the handling of MP3 files. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-0989 : G. Geshev working with HP’s Zero Day Initiative

  • Ruby

    Available for: Mac OS X 10.6.8, Mac OS X Server 10.6.8

    Impact: Multiple vulnerabilities in Ruby on Rails

    Description: Multiple vulnerabilities existed in Ruby on Rails, the most serious of which may lead to arbitrary code execution on systems running Ruby on Rails applications. These issues were addressed by updating Ruby on Rails to version 2.3.18. This issue may affect OS X Lion or OS X Mountain Lion systems that were upgraded from Mac OS X 10.6.8 or earlier. Users can update affected gems on such systems by using the /usr/bin/gem utility.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-0155

    CVE-2013-0276

    CVE-2013-0277

    CVE-2013-0333

    CVE-2013-1854

    CVE-2013-1855

    CVE-2013-1856

    CVE-2013-1857

  • SMB

    Available for: OS X Lion v10.7 to v10.7.5, OS X Lion Server v10.7 to v10.7.5, OS X Mountain Lion v10.8 to v10.8.3

    Impact: An authenticated user may be able to write files outside the shared directory

    Description: If SMB file sharing is enabled, an authenticated user may be able to write files outside the shared directory. This issue was addressed through improved access control.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-0990 : Ward van Wanrooij

  • Note: Starting with OS X v10.8.4, Java Web Start (i.e. JNLP) applications downloaded from the Internet need to be signed with a Developer ID certificate. Gatekeeper will check downloaded Java Web Start applications for a signature and block such applications from launching if they are not properly signed.

If you need assistance with these or any other updates or security issues, regardless of whether you run Apple products or Microsoft Windows, please call us at 864-990-4748, we are happy to help in the Upstate of SC!

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