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iOS 12.5.6 Update (WebKit security fix)
Released via software update. About iOS 12.5.6 mentions "important security updates".
Here's the details on security fixes in iOS 12.5.6.
"iOS 12 is not impacted by CVE-2022-32894

Available for: iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, and iPod touch (6th generation)

Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited.

Description: An out-of-bounds write issue was addressed with improved bounds checking.

WebKit Bugzilla: 243557
CVE-2022-32893: an anonymous researcher"

(CVE-2022-32893 fixes were also in Safari 15.6.1 (Big Sur/Catalina), macOS 12.5.1, OS 15.6.1, and iPadOS 15.6.1.)
Apple/Products related News and Updates
  • Pixelmator Pro version 2.4.6 (app store link, macOS 10.15 or later)
    "adds a number of Type tool improvements, introduces new ways to replace different layers, brings better performance, and more." (See linked page for details.)

  • Xcode Cloud subscriptions now available (developer news)
This week's Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates Topic based page of Guides, Tips & Troubleshooting for Mac & iPhone/iPad/watchOS Users.
Firefox 104.0.1, iOS Firefox 104, iOS Firefox Focus 104 Updates
(On Sept. 6th, Firefox 104.0.2 and iOS Firefox 104.1 were released. Other News listing has Chrome Stable Channel/Extended Stable Channel & iOS updates.
Chrome Browser Updates for Mac and iOS
Other News, Software and Firmware 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.)
Previous News Archive Summary:
    August 22nd to 26th, 2022 News Archive
  • Safari Technology Preview 152.
  • Micromat MachineProfile 1.4.14.
  • Firefox 104.0, Firefox ESR 102.2, and ESR 91.13 (w/Security fixes).
  • Apple expands Self Service Repair to Mac notebooks.
  • Upcoming tax and price changes for apps and in-app purchases .
  • LG BX OLED TVs and LCD TVs 04.40.08 Firmware (new date on D/L page).
  • Sony Z9D and A1E TVs Firmware Update 6.7210.
  • Sony BRAVIA XR-55A95K QD-OLED TV Review.
  • Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates.

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