Safari 16.5.2 Issues, Fixes, Security Update & More

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Posted in News by Tyrone on July 10, 2023

Safari 16.5.2 update

Safari 16.5.2 update is now available for computers running macOS Monterey and macOS Big Sur! It’s a minor security update that implements the fixes included in the macOS 13.4.1a security response update for Ventura users!

How To Update

This version shows up as an additional update on Macs running Monterey and Big Sur:

  • 1. Open System Preferences -> Software Update
  • 2. Safari 16.5.2 should show up.
  • 3. Click Update Now, provide Mac password and be patient until the new software is requested, downloaded and installed!

Safari 16.5.2 Security Fix

This update addresses a WebKit vulnerability:
safari 16.5.2 security content

  • Impact: “Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited.”
  • Fix: “A type confusion issue was addressed with improved checks.”
  • More: details are available in the document that focuses on the security content of this update!

Safari 16.5.2 Issues

Problems reported after this update are tracked here:

  • 1. To be updated. (Contribute in the comments!)

Have you installed this update on Mac? Do you encounter any problems or have any related questions? Use the comments!

Related: You might be also interested to check our Safari 16.5 review as well as the Safari 16.5.1 security notes.

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