The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) under the Ministry of IT has issued a high intensity warning Mac operating system User Alert is for users who are using Safari browser In macOS, earlier versions of 15.5. As a precaution, multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in the Safari browser that could be used by remote attackers to run arbitrary code on the target system.
The adviser further states, “These vulnerabilities exist Apple Safari For MacOS Big Sur and macOS Catalina due to memory corruption and after-use in the WebKit component. A remote attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities by persuading a victim to view malicious web content. ”
Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities can allow a remote attacker to run arbitrary code on the target system. To avoid any fraud, CERT-In requires Safari browser users to update to version 15.5. The aforementioned version was launched by the tech giant earlier this week and has a number of revisions and improvements.
This week Apples Launched iOS 15.5 for all iPhone users. While the update doesn’t bring any major upgrades, it does add some features to a few apps. Apple Wallet users can request or send money directly via Apple Cash Card. Earlier they had to go to message to use this feature. Apple has changed the name of Apple Pay Message app to Apple Cash Message. EU users will now be able to add vaccination records in the EU Digital Cowid Certificate format.
In addition, the Podcast app is getting a new feature where users can set a limit on the number of episodes that can be saved on the iPhone. This will automatically delete the old episodes.