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OS X Bash Update 1.0

By Monica Lavin
Posted on 6 October 2014 | 2:04 pm

Apple has released a software update for the OS X, the operating system that runs on the Mac, to fix a bash vulnerability.

“The vast majority of OS X users are not at risk to recently reported bash vulnerabilities,” an Apple spokesperson told iMore. “Bash, a UNIX command shell and language included in OS X, has a weakness that could allow unauthorized users to remotely gain control of vulnerable systems. With OS X, systems are safe by default and not exposed to remote exploits of bash unless users configure advanced UNIX services.”

The exploit reportedly affects most Linux- and Unix-based operating systems, including OS X. For more information, please visit http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6495.

Source: http://www.imore.comhttp://support.apple.com.

Mac OS X Lion Advisory

By Hannah Swanson
Posted on 3 August 2011 | 1:55 pm

Information Technology (IT) is investigating issues concerning the new OS X Lion operating system for Macintosh. Users can experience problems when attempting to access network servers. IT strongly advises users to refrain from upgrading to the Lion operating system at this time. IT is currently researching a solution for accessing College servers when using the OS X Lion operating system. For any questions please contact Helpdesk at helpdesk@cofc.edu or 953-3375 option #3.

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