Apple Releases macOS Big Sur 11.2.3 With WebKit Security Fix

Apple today released macOS Big Sur 11.2.3, the fifth update to the ‌macOS Big Sur‌ operating system that launched in November. ‌macOS Big Sur‌ 11.2.3 comes two weeks after the release of macOS 11.2.2, a bug fix update.

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The new ‌‌‌‌‌‌macOS Big Sur‌‌‌‌‌ 11.2.3 update can be downloaded for free on all eligible Macs using the Software Update section of System Preferences.

Apple says that ‌macOS Big Sur‌ 11.2.3 introduces important security updates and should be installed by all users, with an additional support document clarifying that the software addresses WebKit vulnerability that could allow maliciously crafted web content to execute code.

Apple has also released a new version of Safari (14.0.3) for macOS Catalina and macOS Mojave users.

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Top Rated Comments

ArPe Avatar
8 months ago
If you don’t see the update:

1 Open Music app ?

2 Play Easy Listening for 1 hour ?

3 Open Software Update

You should see the update now.
Score: 37 Votes (Like | Disagree)
masterleep Avatar
8 months ago
Why are macOS bug fix updates so giant to download compared to their iOS counterparts?
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
JBinATL Avatar
8 months ago
All of these point updates are making it a real joy in the enterprise.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
SkyRom Avatar
8 months ago
I used to not care about this much, but Big Sur has been so awful and buggy for my business that I'm pushing every upgrade ASAP. Maybe they'll finally finish this operating system by the time the new MacBook Pros launch. ?
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
swrobel Avatar
8 months ago
It’s absurd to me that patching the browser requires an OS update. I mean, come on Apple, you created the App Store, a seemingly perfect tool for update single applications like this without requiring a reboot ?
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
tywebb13 Avatar
8 months ago
macos 11.2.3 link

http://swcdn.apple.com/content/downloads/12/32/071-14766-A_Q2H6ELXGVG/zx8saim8tei7fezrmvu4vuab80m0e8a5ll/InstallAssistant.pkg

safari 14.0.3 for catalina link

http://swcdn.apple.com/content/downloads/15/11/071-10831-A_F9U2DK6CTY/iiqyne50g2xt78rc08bnt49yykpo4n3cg7/Safari14.0.3CatalinaAuto.pkg

safari 14.0.3 for mojave link

http://swcdn.apple.com/content/downloads/44/11/071-10830-A_HVHGD91GPY/cr9a8oy39eao60prj4iwtho4s7w7l5cmm7/Safari14.0.3MojaveAuto.pkg

Actually the macos 11.2.2 and 11.2.1 full installers are still available too in case you need to downgrade:

11.2.2 link:

http://swcdn.apple.com/content/downloads/37/23/071-08935-A_VI70PU5ZSV/dxl5i8eyczg8zje0wiks3r03r91euyi9sa/InstallAssistant.pkg

11.2.1 link:

http://swcdn.apple.com/content/downloads/00/60/071-05432-A_QOY2QE0UMR/puuz6c0epc7o0ozyovvi6tjxhzpf6uf04s/InstallAssistant.pkg
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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