macOS 12.6.1 Update: Security Fixes, Problems, Bugs & More

macos 12.6.1 update

macOS 12.6.1 update

Apple has released macOS 12.6.1 as an optional upgrade to macOS Ventura 13.0. This minor update focuses on security fixes and is recommended to all users. Check out what’s new including new problems reported for this version.

macOS 12.6.1 Features

macos 12.6.1 security updates
As mentioned above, we don’t expect any new features. This release includes security fixes for Macs that aren’t able to update to macOS 13:

  • To be updated!

macOS 12.6.1 Problems

New bugs surfacing in this version are highlighted below along with available fixes and workarounds:

  • To be updated! (Contribute in the comments!)

macOS 12.6.1 Bugs Fixed

Issues from 12.6 and older macOS Monterey versions addressed in this release are mentioned below:

  • To be updated! (Contribute in the comments!)
  • Fact: This update includes a couple of security fixes which are mentioned by Apple in this security document.

macOS 12.6.1 Download

  • This update is available, over-the-air, in System Preferences -> Software Update.
  • Click Update Now and follow the on-screen prompts to complete the update.

Have you installed macOS 12.6.1 on Mac? What’s your feedback? Did you notice any changes not mentioned in this article? What about new bugs and issues? Share them in the comments!

Related: Apple has also released iOS 16.1 (20B82), iPadOS 16.1 (20B82), macOS Ventura 13 (22A380), watchOS 9.1 (20S75), tvOS 16.1 (20K71) and HomePod 16.1.