Apple has released Safari 15.6.1 update for macOS Big Sur and macOS Catalina. This software update brings an important security fix for a WebKit vulnerability that was already addressed in macOS Monterey 12.5.1 and iOS 15.6.1.
Safari 15.6.1 Security Fix
The WebKit issue in question could lead to
“processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution”.
Apple also mentions that this problem might “have been actively exploited” and recommends this update to all users.
Tip: The complete security content of Safari 15.6.1 can be read here.
Safari 15.6.1 Problems
Any new issues reported for this version are listed below:
- To be updated!
Safari 15.6.1 Download
- To install this update you have to open System Preferences -> Software Update.
- Safari 15.6.1 should show up, below the ‘An update is available for your Mac’ tagline.
- Click Install Now or Update Now and follow the on-screen prompts.
Safari 15.6.1 Not Available?
It doesn’t if your Mac runs macOS Monterey or macOS Ventura. That’s because it’s already included in macOS Monterey 12.5.1.
Have you updated Mac to Safari 15.6.1? Did you spot any other changes or new issues? Share your feedback in the comments!
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