About the security content of Apple Software Update 2.2

This document describes the security content of Apple Software Update 2.2.

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Apple Software Update 2.2

  • Apple Software Update

    Available for: Windows 7 and later

    Impact: An attacker in a privileged network position may be able to control the contents of the updates window

    Description: The contents of the updates window were retrieved from the network using an unprotected HTTP connection. This issue was addressed by using an encrypted HTTPS connection to retrieve the contents.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2016-1731

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