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macOS Big Sur 11.6.7 Update
Released via software update. Info about macOS Big Sur 11.6.7:
"macOS Big Sur 11.6.7 fixes an issue where Mail and apps, such as Microsoft Outlook, cannot open attachments if the app required to open the file is already running."
(There were many posts in Apple's Big Sur forum on problems opening attachments in 11.6.6.)
Apple's Security Updates page says "This update has no published CVE entries".
(To get 11.6.7 instead of macOS 12.x, check "Other Updates" in Software Update panel.)
Apple's Big Sur discussion forum should have posts on this update.
(May be replies in past threads on attachment permissions error seen in macOS 11.6.6.)

M1 Mac mini updated to macOS 11.6.7 (from 11.6.6) using Safe Mode.
Software Update showed 11.6.7 as 2.39 GB, and D/L was actually 2.39 GB.
(Usually M1 version updates have been around 3.4 GB, despite SU listed size.)
M1 mini firmware version still 7459.121.3 from the Big Sur 11.6.6 update.

Apple WWDC22: New M2 Chip, M2 MacBooks, macOS Ventura, More
Apple/Products related News, App Updates, Tips, PR (later first)
Micromat MachineProfile 1.4.12 update
(Shortly after this they released version 1.4.13.)
Micromat MachineProfile (free profile app) version 1.4.12 update changes:
  • Fixed saving Drives Tab information as PDF.
  • Other minor fixes and enhancements.
Requirements (from product page):
- Intel & Apple Silicon Macs, OS X 10.9 or later, including macOS 12 Monterey.
Micromat Drive Scope 1.2.18 update
Changes in Drive Scope S.M.A.R.T. Tool for Macs v1.2.18 (use in-app update check):
  • Fixed a health status icon mismatch.
  • Updated the Vendor ID database for NVMe Data table.
  • Other minor fixes and enhancements.
Requirements (from product page):
- Intel-based Macs, OS X 10.9 or greater, including macOS 11 Big Sur.
Firefox 101.0.1 and Chrome 102.0.5005.115 Updates
Firmware Updates for Yamaha Receivers, Sound Bars, & CX-A5200
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, Firmware and Software Updates (later first)
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.)
Previous News Archive Summary:
    May 30th to June 3rd, 2022 News Archive
  • Xcode 13.4.1 Update.
  • Firefox 101.0 (with security fixes).
  • Firefox ESR 91.10 (with security fixes).
  • iOS Firefox version 101.0 for iOS/iPadOS 13 or later.
  • App Store stopped nearly $1.5 billion in fraudulent transactions in 2021.
  • 2022 Apple Design Award Finalists.
  • Happy birthday, WPE WebKit.
  • iOS Chrome browser 102.0.5005.87 for iOS/iPadOS 14.0 or later.
  • 2021 LG C1/G1/R1 OLED TVs Firmware Update 03.30.06.
  • Firmware Update for Sony UBP-X700, X800M2, X1100ES 4K UHD/Blu-Ray Players.
  • Firmware Update for Sony UBP-X800/UX80, & X1000ES 4K UHD/Blu-Ray Players.

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