Apple has released updates to their operating system that address vulnerabilities that could lead to a denial of service, cross-site scripting, elevation of privilege, or the execution of arbitrary code.
The IT Security Office advises that owners of the software listed below update to the latest version of their installed software.
HT5880: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5 and Security Update 2013-004
Release date: September 12, 2013
Additional information about this vulnerability can be viewed at http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5880.
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.