About the security content of Security Update 2016-001 El Capitan and Security Update 2016-005 Yosemite

This document describes the security content of Security Update 2016-001 El Capitan and Security Update 2016-005 Yosemite.

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Security Update 2016-001 El Capitan and Security Update 2016-005 Yosemite

Released September 1, 2016

Kernel

Available for: OS X Yosemite v10.10.5 and OS X El Capitan v10.11.6

Impact: An application may be able to disclose kernel memory

Description: A validation issue was addressed through improved input sanitization.

CVE-2016-4655: Citizen Lab and Lookout

Kernel

Available for: OS X Yosemite v10.10.5 and OS X El Capitan v10.11.6

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed through improved memory handling.

CVE-2016-4656: Citizen Lab and Lookout

Security Update 2016-001 El Capitan and Security Update 2016-005 Yosemite include the security content of Safari 9.1.3.

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