Apple has released security updates for iOS 15.2, macOS Big Sur 11.6.2, macOS Monterey 12.1, and other Apple products.
A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of unpatched systems.
iOS 15.2 and iPadOS 15.2
The latest iOS 15.2 and iPadOS 15.2 security update released on December 13 addressed 42 vulnerabilities, 21 of those could result in arbitrary code execution.
The update is available for iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) models.
macOS security updates
Apple also released a security update for Big Sur 11.6.2 that patched 35 vulnerabilities, 11 of those could result in arbitrary code execution.
The macOS Catalina Security Update 2021-008 addressed 32 vulnerabilities
In addition, Apple released a new version of macOS Monterey 12.1 that patched 46 vulnerabilities in all.
Other Apple product updates
Finally, Apple released updates for Safari 15.2, tvOS 15.2, and watchOS 8.3.
Readers can check out the Apple security updates page for all of the latest OS updates.
- Microsoft December 2021 Security Updates includes fix for zero-day exploit used to spread Emotet malware
- Apple releases iOS 15.0.2 with fix for zero-day exploited in the wild
- Apples releases security updates for iOS 12.5.5 and macOS Catalina (with fixes for exploits in the wild)
- Apple security updates for iOS 15, Safari 15, watchOS 8 and other products