Apple Releases Security Update 2013-001

Package contains patches for Snow Leopard, Lion, and Mountain Lion

Alongside OS X 10.8.3, Apple this week rolled out Security Update 2013-001, the first official security release for 2013 from the Cupertino-based computer giant.

Apple has posted a typical security advisory in which it describes various vulnerabilities that have been patched for Mac OS X 10.6.8, Mac OS X Server 10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7 to v10.7.5, OS X Lion Server v10.7 to v10.7.5, and OS X Mountain Lion v10.8 to v10.8.2.

Among the almost two dozen patches included in Security Update 2013-001, Apple mentions the malware tool that removes the most common (recently discovered) variants of malware.

“This update runs a malware removal tool that will remove the most common variants of malware. If malware is found, it presents a dialog notifying the user that malware was removed. There is no indication to the user if malware is not found,” Apple states.

Use the link below to download the security update for your respective OS X version.

Download Apple Security Update 2013-001 (Free)

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