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Security Alert: Urgent Apple vulnerability patch - Apply now

Date:
2021-09-14 10:41:00
Status:
Open
Brief Description:
Apple has released an urgent security update for Mac, iPhone, iPad and Watch users related to CVE-2021-30860 The Citizen Lab. The Cornell IT Security Office recommends immediately applying this update to any affected devices.
Current Status:
N/A
Services Affected:
Not Applicable
Full Description:
Apple has released an urgent security update for Mac, iPhone, iPad and Watch users related to CVE-2021-30860 The Citizen Lab. The Cornell IT Security Office recommends immediately applying this update to any affected devices.

CVE-2021-30860 "The Citizen Lab" allows attackers to run commands on vulnerable systems without any user interaction. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability gives access to a device's camera, microphone, messages, texts, emails, calls and more.

This update is currently available to all Cornell managed and un-managed Apple devices. Please update your devices immediately.

External Links:
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201222
https://www.zdnet.com/article/apple-releases-update-fixing-nso-spyware-vulnerability-affecting-macs-iphones-ipads-and-watches/
CIT TDX ID:
490024