AlertsApple Security Advisory

Number: AV21-353
Date: 22 July 2021

On 19 and 21 July 2021 Apple published Security Updates to address vulnerabilities in the following products:

  • tvOS - versions prior to 14.7
  • watchOS – versions prior to 7.6
  • iOS – versions prior to 14.7
  • iPadOS – versions prior to 14.7
  • Safari – versions prior to 14.1.2
  • macOS Catalina – versions prior to Security Update 2021-004
  • macOS Big Sur – versions prior to 11.5
  • MacOS Mojave – versions prior to Security Update 2021-005

Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities could result in arbitrary code execution, unexpected application termination, elevation of privileges, circumvention of sandbox restrictions, denial of service, disclosure of information and bypass of signing checks or permissions.

The Cyber Centre encourages users and administrators to review the following web link and apply the necessary updates.

Apple Security Updates
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201222

Note to Readers

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