Apple and Google have released updated versions of their respective browsers. If left unpatched, these vulnerabilities may allow attackers to execute arbitrary code, cause an unexpected application termination, obtain sensitive information or cause a denial of service.
The IT Security Office advises owners of the affected browsers to restart their browser or follow update instructions to facilitate updating.
Additional information about these vulnerabilities can be viewed at:
OIT has defined the following categories to describe the severity of security risks:
URGENT severity represents a broad threat to the entire campus community.
SEVERE severity included remote exploits and worms.
IMPORTANT severity includes virus and local exploits for commonly used services.