Apple Issues Security Update for OS X NTP Vulnerability

Apple Issues Security Update for OS X NTP Vulnerability

Apple has recently issued a critical security patch for the Network Time Protocol service on OS X. This update is recommended for all users operating on Yosemite, Mavericks, and Mountain Lion.

Details on the specifics of the security issues addressed by this update have not been disclosed by Apple. For further information, users can visit Apple’s support page.

Apple Issues Security Update for OS X NTP Vulnerability

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.

As reported by MacRumours, this security update is in response to a vulnerability that was made public by the U.S. government on December 19.

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