OS X Update 10.10.5 Released, Fixes ‘DYLD’ Security Bug and More

Apple has released OS X Update 10.10.5 today, which includes the following fixes and improvements:

  • Improves compatibility with certain email servers when using Mail
  • Fixes an issue in Photos that prevented importing videos from GoPro cameras
  • Fixes an issue in QuickTime Player that prevented playback of Windows Media files

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This update also fixes the DYLD security bug, as noted in the company’s security support document:

Impact: A local user may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges

Description: A path validation issue existed in dyld. This was addressed through improved environment sanitization.


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You can install this update by going to the ‘Updates’ tab within the Mac App Store on your Mac. Earlier today, iOS 8.4.1 was released to fix bugs within Apple Music.