Apple Security Update

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Date of Notice: 09/12/2022

Action Level - Critical


MCNC would like to make you aware of a macOS, iOS, and iPadOS vulnerability that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges. Apple is aware of reports that this vulnerability may be actively exploited, and recommends updating as soon as possible. 

Affected Versions

  • macOS Monterey : Versions prior to 12.6
  • macOS Big Sur : Versions prior to 11.7
  • iOS and iPadOS : Versions prior to 15.7

Attack Vector

Exploits trust of installed apps to execute code with Kernel level privileges.

Attack Feasibility

There are reports that this issue is being actively exploited.


There are no known mitigations or workarounds to address this vulnerability.


Apple has released updated versions of macOS, iOS, and iPadOS to address this vulnerability. These updates can be applied by checking for updates in your device settings.

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