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PCMag security expert Fahmida Rashid said users should update immediately, noting that the bug allows attackers to "launch a man-in-the-middle attack and eavesdrop on all user activity." It does this by incorrectly validating the certificates that prove that, for example, the Web page you're seeing is really coming from your bank.
An attacker on the same Wi-Fi network could spoof the bank's site and see any information you send.
Luckily, this can be accomplished rather painlessly using either Profile Manager (which is part of OS X Server), manually via the Terminal, or using some form of management console, such as Apple Remote Desktop.
Please refer to Apple’s KB article for the specific steps and commands necessary to reconfigure your devices to communicate with locally hosted Software Update services.
Tech observers were seriously taken aback when Apple took several days to address a security flaw in OS X 10.9 Mavericks after quickly fixing the same bug in i OS.
The vulnerability comes from an improper implementation of SSL and TLS—the standard encryption systems used for secure Internet connections.
In order for devices to detect and download updates from your local server, they must be configured to do so.
In fact, it can be applied to modern day computing with respect to system and application updates across various platforms.Ultimately, both services will minimize on the bandwidth utilization, so resources shouldn’t be too tapped out — and everyone wins.Jesus Vigo is a Network Administrator by day and owner of Mac|Jesus, LLC, specializing in Mac and Windows integration and providing solutions to small- and medium-size businesses. If you're moving from another finance app, our seamless import can bring over all of your accounts, transactions, categories and tags.