macOS Big Sur 11.6.5 and Security Update 2022-003 Catalina | #macos | #macsecurity


Apple has released macOS Big Sur 11.6.5 and Security Update 2022-003 for macOS 10.15 Catalina, patching 19 security vulnerabilities in Big Sur and 16 in Catalina. Both updates address multiple AppleScript- and kernel-privilege-related issues and resolve a problem with QuickTime Player that could allow a plug-in to inherit the app’s permissions and access user data. The Big Sur update also improves Siri validation to prevent a person with physical access to a device from obtaining some location information from the Lock screen. You can download these updates using Software Update on Macs running either Big Sur or Catalina. It’s worth waiting a week or two before installing to make sure these updates introduce any bugs; if you notice any problems after updating, please let us know in the comments. (Free, various sizes, macOS 11 and 10.15)

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