What you need to know
- Apple has released Safari 14.1 today.
- The release patches a WebKit security vulnerability on macOS Catalina and Mojave.
Apple has patched a WebKit vulnerability that was affecting Safari on the Mac.
As reported by 9to5Mac, Apple has released Safari 14.1 for users running macOS Catalina and macOS Mojave. The update patches a security vulnerability with WebKit that was fixed earlier this week for users on iOS 14.5 and macOS Big Sur.
While the updates to iOS and macOS Big Sur patched the issue for those users, Apple has now released Safari 14.1 to fix the vulnerability for users running older versions of macOS.
Users on macOS Catalina and macOS Mojave can initiate the update to Safari by going to System Preferences > Software Update.
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