The two bug fixes are available within the MacOS Monterey 12.3.1 update for all Mac devices. In the beginning, the update addresses the issue of the USB-C and Thunderbolt external displays being unable to be powered on when connected to the Mac Mini (2018) as an additional display. Another bug-fix for macOS Monterey solves a problem: Bluetooth devices, like game controllers, would not connect to Macs when listening to audio via Beats headphones. Read on to find out how to update the latest version of macOS Monterey 12.3.1.
Additionally, macOS Monterey 12.3.1 addresses two security issues. The first one is identified as CVE-2022-22675. The second is identified as CVE-2022-22674. The first problem on the Apple Support website describes the first issue by the term “an application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.”
In contrast, the second one can be described as “an application may be able to read kernel privileged.” The steps to update the most current version of macOS Monterey are provided below.
Let’s see how you can upgrade the software on your Mac gadget to the most recent macOS version.
How can you upgrade the firmware on your Mac gadget with MacOS Monterey 12.3.1?
Mac updates are just the same as similar procedures for other Apple devices. Follow the steps below:
- Switch on the Mac device and then go through System Preferences.
- Click on Software Update and then click on the Download button.
- The latest version of macOS Monterey 12.3.1 will start downloading.
- When the download has finished When the download is finished, click Install.
- In a matter of minutes within minutes, within a few minutes, your Mac gadget will automatically be upgraded to the most recent version.
Both iOS, as well as macOS, are receiving updates.
Alongside iOS 15.4.1, Apple released macOS Monterey 12.3.1. In the notes on the release for iOS 15.4.1, the update fixes the iPhone battery drain issue that users complained about last week.
Additionally, the update contains the critical security fix known as AppleAVD, which affects the iPhone 6s and later. It could have permitted an application to run code with kernel rights.
Release notes of iOS 15.4.1 contain three bug fixes available to iPhone users. To start, Apple has addressed the problem of power drain that users had to endure after updating to iOS 15.4. The company also solved a glitch that caused Braille devices to stop responding when conducting a test or flashing alarms.
Apart from that, the update also resolves an issue that third-party applications could create Made for iPhone hearing devices to stop connecting.
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