Apple's latest macOS High Sierra was not the only Mac operating system to receive fixes for Meltdown and Spectre on Tuesday, as a separately released security update addresses critical vulnerabilities in macOS Sierra and OS X El Capitan.
Apple released new updates for older versions of its Mac operating system to protect against the Meltdown and Spectre attacks. The company had previously issued a patch for macOS High Sierra, the most recent version of its Mac operating...Show More Summary
Also: tvOS 11.2.5, watchOS 4.2.2, and a Mac Meltdown/Spectre security update.
Today, Apple released updates that will protect some older operating systems against the Meltdown vulnerability. Patches for High Sierra were released earlier this month and now Sierra and El Capitan will be protected as well. Via: The Verge Source: Apple
Apple often only issues fixes for the latest release of its operating systems, but with today’s update they’ve gone back and released kernel fixes for MacOS 10.12 Sierra and OS X 10.11 El Capitan. Kudos to Apple for doing this. (There are Safari fixes going back to El Capitan, too.) ?
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