Apple Fixes Multiple Vulnerabilities

Friday, January 30, 2015 @ 04:01 PM gHale


Apple released security updates for OS X, iOS, Safari and Apple TV, which take care of vulnerabilities identified by internal and external researchers.

To start with Apple updated OS X Yosemite to version 10.10.2, which fixes 54 security issues for the Mac operating system for multiple components.

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OS X 10.10.2 also addresses the vulnerabilities disclosed by Ian Beer of the Google Zero Project, the Thunderstrike flaw reported by Trammell Hudson, and a Gatekeeper bypass bug identified by Hernan Ochoa of Amplia Security.

Following reports about Adobe Flash Player Zero Days, Apple disabled all Flash Player plugins prior to versions 16.0.0.296 and 13.0.0.264.

These and several other WebKit flaws ended up fixed by Apple in iOS 8.1.3.

For Safari, the Web browser updated to versions 8.0.3, 7.1.3 and 6.2.3. The updates address four memory corruption vulnerabilities affecting the WebKit.

In Apple TV 7.0.3, the company addressed 29 vulnerabilities, but none of them are specific to this particular product. Apple TV shares the same flaws fixed in iOS and, in some cases, OS X.



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