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macOS Big Sur 11.6.4 (Security Update)
Released via software update. Info from What's new in macOS Big Sur 11.6.4:
"This update is recommended for all users and improves the security of macOS."
Apple's security updates page says "This update has no published CVE entries".
To get 11.6.4 instead of macOS 12.x, check "Other Updates" in Software Update panel.
You can check feedback in Apple's macOS Big Sur discussion forum

A M1 mac Mini updated (Safe Mode boot) to macOS 11.6.4 (from 11.6.3) OK.
- Software Update listed macOS 11.6.4 at 2.12 GB, but download was 3.02 GB.
(No change to M1 mini firmware version (since 11.6.3). OS Loader still 6723.140.2.)
macOS Catalina Security Update 2022-002 Download
Available via software update or the download page below.
On Feb. 23rd, Apple posted Download Security Update 2022-002 (Catalina) (1.52 GB)
"macOS Catalina Security Update 2022-002 (19H1715) is recommended for all users and improves the security of macOS"
Apple's security updates page says "This update has no published CVE entries".
(After installing Security Update 2022-002, the Catalina build number is 19H1715.)
You can check feedback in Apple's macOS Catalina discussion forum
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Previous News Archive Summary:
    February 7th to 11th, 2022 News Archive
  • Safari Technology Preview 140 (for Monterey & Big Sur).
  • New Builds of Safari 15.3 Security Update for macOS Big Sur & Catalina.
  • macOS Monterey 12.2.1 Update (Security fix & Bluetooth Battery Drain fix).
  • iOS 15.3.1, iPadOS 15.3.1, watchOS 8.4.2 (Security updates).
  • Apple's update on AirTag and unwanted tracking.
  • iOS/iPadOS and MacOS WebKit 0-Day Vulnerability Patched.
  • How to Quickly Switch Users in macOS Monterey.
  • Micromat TechTool Pro 15.0.2 released.
  • Guide to Merging Folders in macOS.
  • Apple lands Best Picture Oscar nomination for "CODA" and more.
  • Apple unveils contactless payments via Tap to Pay on iPhone.
  • Yamaha Steinberg USB Driver v3.1.1 for macOS 12.x/11.x.
  • Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates.
  • Firefox 97.0 release notes and security fixes.
  • Firefox ESR 91.6 release notes and security fixes.
  • Firefox version 97.0 for iOS/iPadOS 13 or later.
  • Firefox Focus: Privacy browser v97.0 for iOS/iPadOS 13 or later.
  • Microsoft February 2022 Patch Tuesday info.
  • Firmware Update 1.59 for Yamaha RX-A8A/RX-A6A/RX-A4A Receivers.
  • LG C9/E9/W9 OLED TVs Firmware Update 05.25.09 .
  • LG Z9 OLED TV & 75SM9970 LCD TV Firmware Update 05.25.09.
  • LG CX/GX/WX OLED TVs Firmware Update 04.35.03.
  • LG BX OLED TVs Firmware Update 04.35.03.
  • LG ZX OLED TVs Firmware Update 04.35.03.

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