Along with the new iOS 14.2 and watchOS 7.1 Apple has released a supplemental update for macOS Catalina 10.15.7. This minor release comes with security fixes including a patch for vulnerabilities the leave the Mac exposed to malicious fonts and applications.
The macOS Catalina 10.15.7 Supplemental Update is available in System Preferences and can be quickly downloaded over-the-air. Click on Software Update, review the release and tap on Update Now.
This security fix for Mac comes more than a month after the initial release of macOS Catalina 10.15.7 that focused on fixing a Wi-Fi connection bug, iCloud Drive syncing problems and more.
Fact: If you want to check the details of the security content of this update you can take a look at Apple’s support document, that mentions info about FontParser and Kernel.
Have you installed the macOS Catalina 10.15.7 Supplemental Update? Do you plan to update to macOS Big Sur, next week or plan to wait until the dust settles and see if any major bugs surface? Use the comments section and let us know.
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