macOS Big Sur 11.0 was officially launched on November 12 and on the same day Apple released its first update, version 11.0.1. The company has advised customers to update to this version — macOS Big Sur 11.0 comes preinstalled on certain Mac models — but there have been reports that the Big Sur update is…

VMware Fixes Fusion Vulnerability Introduced by Previous Patch

VMware informed customers in mid-March that it had patched a high-severity privilege escalation vulnerability in Fusion, Remote Console (VMRC) and Horizon Client for Mac. The flaw, tracked as CVE-2020-3950, can be exploited by an attacker with regular user privileges to escalate privileges to root. The researchers who independently reported the issue to VMware, Rich Mirch…

A total of 17 vulnerabilities have been fixed with the release of Adobe Bridge 10.0.4 for Windows and macOS. The critical flaws have been described as stack-based buffer overflow, heap overflow, out-of-bounds write, use-after-free, and other memory corruption issues that can lead to arbitrary code execution. Three of the patched security holes, described as important…

Apple Fixes Indian Character Crash Bug in iOS, macOS

Updates released by Apple on Monday for iOS, macOS, tvOS and watchOS patch a flaw that causes applications to crash when rendering specific strings of Indian characters. Someone noticed recently that displaying a string written in India’s Telugu language (జ్ఞ‌ా) caused many apps on iOS and macOS to crash. The list of impacted apps includes…