Clarifying its stand on other AirPort base stations, the company said: “Other AirPort base stations do not require this firmware update.”

“After updating the firmware, some users may need to re-enable Back to My Mac on their AirPort base stations using AirPort Utility and on their Macs using System Preferences,” the company said in a statement.

Previously, Apple had reportedly said that its products/services were not under the threat of Heartbleed bug.

The widespread bug surfaced earlier this month, when it was disclosed that a pernicious flaw in a widely used Web encryption program known as OpenSSL opened hundreds of thousands of websites to data theft.