23 Dec 2021
Weekly Security Digest For Mac OS Apps
Eight apps released new versions for the past seven days with patches for high-risk vulnerabilities:

1. Apple's macOS Monterey before 12.1 has 42 vulnerabilities ranging from medium to critical risk levels:
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT212978

2. Google Chrome browser before 96.0.4664 includes five high and critical level vulnerabilities. One of them is used "in the wild":
https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2021/12/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_13.html

3. Zoom announced an undisclosed security enhancement in the latest 5.9.0 release. Details:
https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201361963-Release-notes-for-macOS

4. Opera's browser before the 82.0.4227 version contains five high and critical level vulnerabilities. One of them is used "in the wild." Details:
https://blogs.opera.com/desktop/2021/12/opera-82-0-4227-43-stable-update/

5. Mozilla Thunderbird patched a high-risk level vulnerability in 91.4.1
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2021-55/

6. Microsoft Edge browser before 96.0.1054 includes five high and critical level vulnerabilities. One of them is used "in the wild." Details:
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/deployedge/microsoft-edge-relnotes-security

7. Cryptomator app (encryption software) before 1.6.5 contains a high-risk level vulnerability:
https://github.com/cryptomator/cryptomator/releases

8. ProtonVPN app before 2.2.3 has a security flaw:
https://github.com/ProtonVPN/ios-mac-app/commit/738e8171352bd58b9015b74e237f64895d363e19
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