Apple has released iOS 6.0.1 for certain iPhones, iPod Touches and iPads, to address multiple vulnerabilities. Instances that are not updated remain vulnerable. For example, visiting a maliciously crafted website may cause issues such as an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution.
The IT Security Office advises applying the updates as soon as possible.
iPhone 3GS and later
iPod touch (4th generation) and later
iPad 2 and later
Security Bulletin Names:
HT5567 - iOS 6.0.1
November 2, 2012
If you have any questions, please contact the IT Service Center at 303-735-4357 (or 5-HELP from an on-campus phone) or firstname.lastname@example.org. Email and phone help is available Mondays through Thursdays, 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.; Fridays, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.; and Saturdays and Sundays, noon to 6:00 p.m.
OIT has defined the following categories to describe the severity of security risks:
URGENT severity represents a broad threat to the entire campus community.
SEVERE severity included remote exploits and worms.
IMPORTANT severity includes virus and local exploits for commonly used services.