Apple re-releases Rapid Security Response for iOS 16.5.1 and macOS 13.4.1

After releasing and pulling back of critical security update for iOS and macOS, Apple finally releases the updated fix.

This time fix should be adjusted for Safari user agent string.

Fix is referenced as iOS 16.5.1 (c) and macOS Ventura 13.4.1 (c).

Reference: Apple Releases Revised iOS and macOS Security Updates to Fix Actively Exploited Vulnerability and Safari Bug

Beta 3 for iOS 16.4 and other platforms is available, addresses developer account questions

Apple publishes beta 3 for iOS/iPadOS 16.4, macOS Ventura 13.3, watchOS 9.4 and tvOS 16.4. No corresponding Xcode beta is published.

Apple now addresses question raised by developers on how to use developer Apple ID to get beta on the device. Users could pick separate Apple ID to install beta software on the device.

Apple also now warns users that Rapid Security Response might be incompatible with some applications.

Researches also noticed that future Car Key implementations could solely rely on UWB and drop support for NFC.

watchOS 9.4 beta addresses issue on Apple Watch Series 6 (44mm model) incorrectly estimating total battery capacity.

Beta download: Operating Systems

Release notes:


Second Rapid Security Response is issues for iOS 16.4 and macOS 13.3 beta

Apple continues to test Rapid Security Response mechanism on iOS and macOS.

As in previous case, there are no details on actual content of this update. Most likely, this update is just a test for the delivery system itself.

Reference: Apple Releases Second Rapid Security Response Updates for iOS 16.4 and macOS 13.3 Ventura Beta Users