At the beginning of the week, version 12.4 of macOS Monterey was released, with its share of new features, including the first stable release of Universal Control or an improvement in the camera on the Studio Display. With this, about fifty Security failure Regarding the browser for Safari it has been patched by Apple.
Unfortunately, some devices like iMac 2012 or 2015 MacBooks may not use this operating system. For them, it will be necessary that they are satisfied with the previous versions. However, it turned out that other violations, especially vulnerable, were not blocked for a while. It is now done.
On macOS Catalina, the numbered security update 2022-004 And so it has been available since Monday. It corrects several issues that Apache 2.4.53 encountered, as well as other issues that potentially give hackers control of the computer. Patches have been added to this as well for AppKit, AppleScript, DriverKit, and Intel’s founder drivers to equip devices that were released before the home ARM chipsets arrived.
For this occasion, Apple thought of thanking some researchers After they discovered these dangers. Among them, we particularly find Michael DePlante from Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative or Yonghwi Jin from Theori.
for macOS Big Sur
At the same time, Apple also introduced macOS Big Sur 11.6.6 Which puts an end to many similar flaws, also on the side of Wi-Fi, WebKit, software updates and print settings.
As is often the case, installing one of these updates or the other is highly recommended if you don’t want to go through or can’t go under Monterey. This will protect you from possible theft of personal data or any other mishap of the same kind.
To do this, the procedure has not changed: go to the Apple menu, then touch About this Mac And system update. Note that the process may take some time depending on the speed of your connection; So plan another machine for a good hour to avoid any delays if it is professional equipment.
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