Apple patches bugs in four operating systems, Safari browser

News by Bradley Barth

Apple has patched several components and features including Messages, Profiles, Quick Look, Safari, Security and Siri

A series of new Apple software releases fixed multiple security issues in macOS Mojave, iOS, Safari, tvOS and watchOS.

Altogether, the company addressed 44 flaws in macOS Mojave37 in iOS24 in Safari32 in tvOS and 23 in watchOS. Some of the vulnerabilities overlapped between these products.

Patched components or features include: AppleGraphicsControl, autofs, Bluetooth, Carbon Core, Core Data, Digital Touch, Disk Management, FaceTime, Found in Apps, Foundation, Grapher, Graphics Drivers, Heimdal, IOAcceleratorFamily, libxslt, Messages, Profiles, Quick Look, Safari, Security, Siri, Telephony, Time Machine, UIFoundation, Wallet and WebKit.

The new releases are designated as follows: Security Updates 2019-044 High Sierra and 2019-044 Sierra for Mojave version 10.14.6, iOS 12.4, Safari 12.1.2, tvOS 12.4 and watchOS 5.3.

Depending on the specific vulnerability, consequences of these various bugs included code execution, memory leakage, information disclosure, universal cross-site scripting, a Gatekeeper bypass, denial of service and more.

This article was originally published on SC Media US.

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