Apple Patches 50 Vulnerabilities Across iOS, OS X, Safari


December 8, 2015

Apple has piled on the patches already released by Adobe and Microsoft today, and pushed out updates for iOS, OS X, Apple TV, Safari, and it’s watch-based operating system watchOS this afternoon.

Fifty-four vulnerabilities across OS X were patched Tuesday, including fixes for Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10.5, and the most recent builds of OS X, El Capitan v10.11 and v10.11.1. Almost half of the issues could either lead to remote code execution, or make it so either a local user or malicious application could execute arbitrary code – with kernel privileges or system privileges.

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