Apple Releases Security Update for Apple TV

Late last week Apple released a single security update for Apple TV bringing it to version 7.2.1 and addresses 61 security issues more formally known as CVEs (defined).

As always, full details of all of these updates are provided on Apple’s Security Updates page. Further release notes are available here. Noteworthy fixes included are as follows:

Code Signing (4x CVEs)
CoreMedia Playback (2x CVEs)
CoreText (2x CVEs)
FontParser (3x CVEs)
ImageIO (3x CVEs)
Apple TV kernel (2x CVEs) (the concept of a kernel is defined here)
libc (3x CVEs)
libpthread (1x CVE)
libxpc (1x CVE)
WebKIt (the renderer of Safari)(24x CVEs)

If you use Apple TV, please install the appropriate update as soon as possible. For advice on how to install updates for Apple TV, please see this page.

Thank you.

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