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Safari 15.6.1 for macOS Big Sur & Catalina (security fix)
Released via software update for Big Sur & Catalina. (Included in Monterey 12.5.1.)
Security fixes in Safari 15.6.1 for CVE-2022-32893.
"Apple is aware of a report that this may have been actively exploited".
(Sometimes Safari updates can break 3rd party extensions. Check for issues with the software's developer and at Apple's Safari discussion forums & related macOS forums.)
macOS Monterey 12.5.1 Update (security fixes)
Released via software update. Info from what's new in macOS Monterey 12.5.1.
"This update is recommended for all users and improves the security of macOS."
Includes Security fixes for CVE-2022-32894 & CVE-2022-32893.
(Apple is aware of a report that these issues may have been actively exploited.)
You can check feedback in Apple's macOS Monterey discussion forum

(VPN or 3rd party Security software may cause problems with OS or security updates.
Apple's article on VPN and 3rd party software issues & the usual advice on updates.
Even though I don't use 3rd party addons, I install macOS updates from a Safe Mode boot.)

iOS 15.6.1, iPadOS 15.6.1, watchOS 8.7.1 (security fixes)
Apple/Products related News, Updates, and Tips (later first)
This week's Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates Topic based page of Guides, Tips & Troubleshooting for Mac & iPhone/iPad/watchOS Users.
Other News and Software Updates
Recent Updates, Tips, DIY Upgrades and Repairs:
List of Updates, Tips, DIY Upgrades, Repair Articles, and more you may have missed. (Topics range from OS/software/driver updates & troubleshooting, to hardware upgrades and repairs.)
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