Apple: Do you have an iPhone, an iPad, an iMac or MacBook? If you have one or more Apple devices, you might be interested to know that those in Cupertino have released security updates for the operating systems of their devices that correct various security flaws.
A malicious application, audio file, or image could execute arbitrary code, so it’s best to keep your Apple device updated to the latest version.
Apple security update
The company has released updates to correct bugs in versions prior to
macOS Big Sur 11.6.2
macOS Catalina 2021-008
macOS Monterey 12.1
According to Apple, these updates fix bugs, problems, and security flaws such as the following:
A person with physical access to an iOS device could access contacts from the lock screen and access stored passwords without authentication.
An attacker in a privileged network position could execute malicious code.
A remote attacker could cause an unexpected application shutdown.
A device could be passively tracked via Airport’s BSSID (Access Point ID).
A malicious application could identify what other applications the user has installed, bypass Gatekeeper checks, and so on.
A FaceTime call could unexpectedly leak sensitive user information through Live Photos metadata.