Apple security updates (2011 to 2012)

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Important: This document describes updates and releases from 2011 and 2012 only. For recent security updates, see this article.

Obtaining OS X

Information about obtaining OS X (client) can be found here. Information about obtaining OS X Server can be found here.

Software updates for OS X are available from:

Apple Product Security PGP Key

For information, see How to use the Apple Product Security PGP Key.

Security updates

Name and information link

Available for

Release date

Apple TV 5.1.1

Apple TV 2nd generation and later

28 Nov 2012

QuickTime 7.7.3

Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

05 Nov 2012

Safari 6.0.2

OS X Lion v10.7.5, OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.2

01 Nov 2012

iOS 6.0.1

iPhone 3GS and later, iPod touch (4th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later

01 Nov 2012

Java for OS X 2012-006 and Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 11

Mac OS X v10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7 or later, OS X Mountain Lion v10.8 or later

16 Oct 2012

Apple TV 5.1

Apple TV 2nd generation and later

24 Sept 2012

OS X Server v2.1.1

OS X Mountain Lion v10.8 or later

19 Sept 2012

Safari 6.0.1

OS X Lion v10.7.5, OS X Mountain Lion v10.8 and v10.8.1

19 Sept 2012

OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.2, OS X Lion v10.7.5 and Security Update 2012-004

Mac OS X 10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7 to v10.7.4, OS X Mountain Lion v10.8 and v10.8.1

19 Sept 2012

iOS 6

iPhone 3GS and later, iPod touch (4th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later

19 Sept 2012

Apple Remote Desktop 3.5.3

Apple Remote Desktop 3.0 or later

17 Sept 2012

iTunes 10.7

Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

12 Sept 2012

Java for OS X 2012-005 and Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 10

Mac OS X v10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7 or later, OS X Mountain Lion v10.8 or later

05 Sept 2012

Apple Remote Desktop 3.6.1

Apple Remote Desktop 3.0 or later

20 Aug 2012

Xcode 4.4

OS X Lion v10.7.4 and later

25 July 2012

Safari 6.0

OS X Lion v10.7.4

25 July 2012

Java for OS X 2012-004 and Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 9

Mac OS X v10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7.4

12 June 2012

iTunes 10.6.3

Mac OS X v10.5.8 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

11 June 2012

QuickTime 7.7.2

Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

15 May 2012

Leopard Security Update 2012-003

Mac OS X v10.5 to 10.5.8 (Intel)

14 May 2012

Flashback Removal Security Update

Mac OS X v10.5 to 10.5.8 (Intel)

14 May 2012

Safari 5.1.7

Mac OS X v10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7.4, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

09 May 2012

OS X Lion v10.7.4 and Security Update 2012-002

Mac OS X 10.6.8, Mac OS X Server 10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7 to v10.7.3, OS X Lion Server v10.7 to v10.7.3

09 May 2012

iOS 5.1.1 Software Update

iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch (3rd generation) and later, iPad (1st generation), iPad (2nd generation), iPad (3rd generation)

07 May 2012

Flashback malware removal tool

OS X Lion v10.7 or later

13 Apr 2012

Java for OS X Lion 2012-003 and Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 8

Mac OS X v10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7.3

12 Apr 2012

Java for OS X Lion 2012-002 and Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 7

Mac OS X v10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7.3

03 Apr 2012

Safari 5.1.4

Mac OS X v10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7.3, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

12 Mar 2012

Apple TV 5.0

Apple TV (2nd generation)

07 Mar 2012

iOS 5.1 Software Update

iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch (3rd generation) and later, iPad, iPad 2

07 Mar 2012

iTunes 10.6

Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

07 Mar 2012

OS X Lion v10.7.3 and Security Update 2012-001

Mac OS X v10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7 to v10.7.2

01 Feb 2012

iTunes 10.5.1

Mac OS X v10.5 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

14 Nov 2011

Time Capsule and AirPort Base Station (802.11n) Firmware 7.6

AirPort Extreme Base Station with 802.11n, AirPort Express Base Station with 802.11n, Time Capsule

10 Nov 2011

iOS 5.0.1 Software Update

iOS 3.0 through 5.0 for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S, iOS 3.1 through 5.0 for iPod touch (3rd generation) and later, iOS 3.2 through 5.0 for iPad, iOS 4.3 through 5.0 for iPad 2

10 Nov 2011

Java for Mac OS X 10.7 Update 1 and Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 6

Mac OS X v10.6.8, Mac OS X v10.7.2

08 Nov 2011

QuickTime 7.7.1

Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

26 Oct 2011

Numbers for iOS v1.5

iOS

12 Oct 2011

Pages for iOS v1.5

iOS

12 Oct 2011

Safari 5.1.1

Mac OS X v10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7.2, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

12 Oct 2011

OS X Lion v10.7.2 and Security Update 2011-006

Mac OS X v10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7 and v10.7.1

12 Oct 2011

Apple TV 4.4

Apple TV 4.0 through 4.3

12 Oct 2011

iOS 5 Software Update

iOS 3.0 through 4.3.5 for iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4, iOS 3.1 through 4.3.5 for iPod touch (3rd generation) and later, iOS 3.2 through 4.3.5 for iPad

12 Oct 2011

iTunes 10.5

Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

11 Oct 2011

Security Update 2011-005

Mac OS X v10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7.1

09 Sept 2011

QuickTime 7.7

Mac OS X v10.5.8, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

03 Aug 2011

iOS 4.3.5 Software Update for iPhone

iOS 3.0 through 4.3.4 for iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 (GSM model), iOS 3.1 through 4.3.4 for iPod touch (3rd generation) and later, iOS 3.2 through 4.3.4 for iPad

25 July 2011

iOS 4.2.10 Software Update for iPhone

iPhone 4 (CDMA model)

25 July 2011

iWork 9.1 Update

iWork 9.0 through 9.0.5

20 July 2011

Safari 5.1

Mac OS X v10.6.8 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP

20 July 2011

Safari 5.0.6

Mac OS X v10.5.8

20 July 2011

iOS 4.2.9 Software Update for iPhone

iOS 4.2.5 through 4.2.8 for iPhone 4 (CDMA model)

15 July 2011

iOS 4.3.4 Software Update

iOS 3.0 through 4.3.3 for iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 (GSM model), iOS 3.1 through 4.3.3 for iPod touch (3rd generation) and later, iOS 3.2 through 4.3.3 for iPad

15 July 2011

Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 10

Mac OS X v10.5.8

28 June 2011

Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 5

Mac OS X v10.6.6 or later

28 June 2011

Mac OS X v10.6.8 / Security Update 2011-004

Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6 - v10.6.7

23 June 2011

Security Update 2011-003

Mac OS X v10.6.7

31 May 2011

iTunes 10.2.2

Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

18 Apr 2011

Security Update 2011-002

Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6.7

14 Apr 2011

Safari 5.0.5

Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6.5 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP

14 Apr 2011

iOS 4.2.7 Software Update for iPhone

iOS 4.2.5 through 4.2.6 for iPhone 4 (CDMA model)

14 Apr 2011

iOS 4.3.2 Software Update

iOS 3.0 through 4.3.1 for iPhone 3GS and later, iOS 3.1 through 4.3.1 for iPod touch (3rd generation) and later, iOS 3.2 through 4.3.1 for iPad

14 Apr 2011

Mac OS X v10.6.7 / Security Update 2011-001

Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6 - v10.6.6

21 Mar 2011

Apple TV 4.2

Apple TV 4.0 and 4.1

09 Mar 2011

Safari 5.0.4

Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6.5 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP

09 Mar 2011

iOS 4.3

iOS 3.0 through 4.2.1 for iPhone 3GS and later, iOS 3.1 through 4.2.1 for iPod touch (3rd generation) and later, iOS 3.2 through 4.2.1 for iPad

09 Mar 2011

Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 9

Mac OS X v10.5.8

08 Mar 2011

Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 4

Mac OS X v10.6.6

08 Mar 2011

iTunes 10.2

Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

02 Mar 2011

Mac OS X v10.6.6

Mac OS X v10.6 - v10.6.5

06 Jan 2011

For information about earlier security updates, see these documents:

Security updates are usually incorporated into later Software Updates

Security updates released for Mac OS X are usually incorporated into the next OS X Software Update.

Security updates may also be available for software released independently from OS X. Software Updates are packaged in a manner to keep systems secure. Security updates are only offered to systems that need the update, and not to later versions that have incorporated the Security Update. For more information, see the "Some, but not all, updates are displayed" section of this document

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