Apple officially releases iOS 15.5 and macOS 12.4, with a large number of security patches delivered

Apple released iOS 15.5, macOS 12.4, etc. on May 17, 2022. The new version of the OS offers updates such as new Apple Cash features, podcasts apps, and Studio Display webcam fixes, iOS 15.5 includes about 30 security fixes, and macOS 12.4 has more than 50. Includes security fixes. Apple publishes the details of each security fix on the support page below.

Apple security updates --Apple Support

On both iOS 15.5 and macOS 12.4, malicious apps could execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges. In iOS, 'a remote attacker could have caused an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution.'

In iOS 15.5, a request and send button was added to the wallet application Apple Pay Cash, making it easier to manage cash directly from the wallet. Furthermore, from iPad OS 15.5, Universal Control, a function that seamlessly connects iPad and Mac, has been officially released. In addition, the API that allows third-party apps to change the playback speed of Apple Music has been removed in iOS 15.4, but is back in iOS 15.5.

On macOS, one of the 50+ security flaws has been fixed: 'Photo location may remain after being deleted in the Preview Inspector.' In addition, the firmware of the display / Studio Display equipped with the A13 Bionic chip has been updated to improve the performance of the webcam.

In addition, important security updates have been released for macOS Big Sur, macOS Catalina, Xconde, and watchOS.

In addition, 9to5Mac, an Apple-related news site, summarizes the target vulnerabilities and their fixes in this security update on the following page.

Apple patches dozens of security flaws with iOS 15.5, over 50 fixes for macOS 12.4 ―― 9to5Mac

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