(If you're not sure where it is, just do a search for "airport utility" to find it.) The app will check for updates automatically when opened and will tell you if any of your devices have an update available.To install the update, select your Air Port device and click "update." For those of you managing Air Port from your i Phone or i Pad, the process is a little different: you'll tap the device, then "version," then select "download and install." Give the update time to install and you're all set to face the internet without fear!
While we've heard no reports of this vulnerability actually being exploited, you certainly don't want to take the risk that it might be.However, antivirus maker Sophos speculates this could have allowed hackers to get into your network if you visited even an innocuous looking website—without even clicking anything on the page—by directing your browser to a "booby trapped" domain.If this was the case, an attacker could gain access to your Air Port router and, through that, your network and anything connected to it.Apple has released firmware updates for their Air Port Express, Air Port Extreme, and Air Port Time Capsule base stations.Version 7.6.9 is for Air Port Express, Air Port Extreme, and Air Port Time Capsule base stations with 802.11n.