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Apple Rapid Security Response Updates for macOS/iOS/iPadOS
Apple released "Rapid Security Response" updates for macOS 13.3.1, iOS 16.4.1 and iPadOS 16.4.1 via software update. Reportedly in response to an "Atomic macOS Stealer" malware threat.
Here's Apple's article on Rapid Security Responses for iOS, iPadOS, and macOS.
(Some users have reported problems installing the update.)
Apple article on Security Fix in Beats Firmware Update 5B66
Article below updated May 4th to add Beats 5B66 Bluetooth CVE-2023-27964 fix.
(At post time the links to "Learn more about firmware updates for Beats" and "Learn more about firmware updates for AirPods" have a typo - correct links are here for Beats & here for AirPods.)
The article also includes AirPods Firmware Update 5E133 listed as released April 11, 2023 with the same Bluetooth CVE-2023-27964 fix.
Safari Technology Preview 169
See the release notes for a list of changes, fixes and improvements.
A download is available for macOS Monterey 12.3 or later and macOS Ventura.
(If a previous version is installed, use software update in System Prefs.)
Microsoft Office for Mac version 16.72.3
May 2, 2023 Microsoft Office for Mac (365/2021/2019) version 16.72.3 (Build 23043001).
The version 16.72.3 release notes lists crash fixes for Outlook.
April 25 version 16.72.2 release notes list 4 more Outlook bug fixes.
April 18 version 16.72.1 release notes also listed more fixes for Outlook.
(The 16.72 release notes had new feature updates for Excel, Outlook, & PowerPoint, 3 fixes for Outlook, and security updates for Word (CVE-2023-28311) & Office Suite (CVE-2023-28285).)
Apple News and Press Releases (later first)
Chrome Browser Updates for Mac & iOS/iPadOS (later first)
(Later versions of Chrome Stable Channel and iOS/iPadOS versions have been released.)
This week's Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates (later first) Topic based Guides, Tips & Troubleshooting for Mac & iPhone/iPad/watchOS/tvOS Users.
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:
    April 24th to 28th, 2023 News Archive
  • Yamaha RX-A8A/RX-A6A/RX-A4A Receivers Firmware Update 1.96.
  • Firmware Updates for Other Yamaha Receivers & CX-A5200.
    - RX-A2A/RX-V6A/TSR-700 v1.63.
    - RX-A1080/RX-V1085/RX-A2080/RX-V2085/RX-A3080/RX-V3085 v2.07.
    - RX-V685/RX-A780/RX-A880/TSR-7850 v2.07.
    - CX-A5200 AV Preamplifier/Processor v2.07.
  • Microsoft Office for Mac version 16.72.2.
  • Apple App Store Connect version 1.11.2.
  • How to Connect a wireless game controller to your Apple device.
  • Firefox 112.0.2 update (3 bug fixes).
  • Firefox version 112.2 for iOS/iPadOS 14 or later.
  • Chrome 112.0.5615.167 for iOS/iPadOS 14.0 or later.
  • LG C2 & G2 OLED TVs Firmware Update 03.30.68.
  • 2023 LG C3 & G3 OLED TVs Firmware Update 03.10.55.
  • 2022 LG B2 OLED TV Firmware Update 03.30.71.

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