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Apple iTunes security vulnerability

Apple recently (4 Sep 07) announced a vulnerability in their iTunes application for Mac OS and Windows systems.

* All iTunes users must update their software to the latest version, v7.4 or higher *

To update your Mac

Use the Apple Software Update service to automate your upgrade:
  • Click on the Apple and select "Software Update"
  • Apply/install updates as needed; restart if prompted

To update your Windows PC

Automated Apple Software Update
  • Click on "Start" and choose "All Programs"
  • Select "Apple Software Update" from the programs list
  • If the agent finds updates, click "Install"
  • If prompted to reboot, do so, and then repeat from the first step until no updates are found
Manual Install

Additional resources

For more information regarding the severity of this vulnerability, see docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=306404. Contact the SCS HelpDesk (x8-4231) or <help@cs.cmu.edu> with any questions or problems.

Thanks for helping protect our computing environment,

SCS Help Desk