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Alert: Revised Apple Security Updates – March 2024

Apple released security updates to address a vulnerability (CVE-2024-1580) in Apple products, including Safari, iOS, iPadOS and macOS. A cyber threat actor could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system.
Security Risks
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability empowers an attacker to gain control over an affected device by exploiting its identified weaknesses.
For the full list of security updates released by Apple, please refer to Apple security releases.
Recommended Actions
The National Cyber Security Authority (NCSA) recommends users and system administrators to:
1. Upgrade, as soon as possible, to the latest supported version of installed Apple software in order to continue receiving technical support and security patches.
The following software versions are released for upgrade but not limited to:
  • Safari 17.4.1: macOS Monterey and macOS Ventura.
  • macOS Sonoma 14.4.1: for all Mac running macOS Sonoma.
  • macOS Ventura 13.6.6: for all Mac running macOS Ventura.
  • iOS 17.4.1 and iPadOS 17.4.1: iPhone XS and later, iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2nd generation and later, iPad Pro 10.5-inch, iPad Pro 11-inch 1st generation and later, iPad Air 3rd generation and later, iPad 6th generation and later, iPad mini 5th generation and later.
  • iOS 16.7.7 and iPadOS 16.7.7: iPhone 8 and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 3rd generation and later, iPad 5th generation and later, and iPad mini 5th generation and later.
2. Enable background updates or automatic updates
3. Before any update task, ensure you have backup for your data.
For further information and support, please contact the National Cyber Security Authority (NCSA) by emailto or call us on 9009.

02 April 2024

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