Apple has released Safari 16.5.2 for macOS 12 Monterey and macOS 11 Big Sur to fix a WebKit vulnerability addressed in recent updates to iOS, iPadOS, and macOS (see “Rapid Security Responses for iOS/iPadOS 16.5.1 (c) and macOS Ventura 13.4.1 (c),” 13 July 2023). Although Apple had to pull and then rerelease the Rapid Security Responses due to website loading problems caused by the 16.5.2 (a) version number in Safari’s user agent identifier, this version of Safari seems to have sidestepped those issues because it never included the problematic (a). We recommend updating right away. You can download Safari 16.5.2 only via Software Update. (Free, release notes, macOS 11+)
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