View All Alerts & Outages

Action required: A zero-day exploit concerning Safari (webkit) and macOS Monterey (kernel).

A zero-day exploit has been announced by Apple concerning Safari (WebKit) and macOS Monterey (kernel). An attacker could exploitarbitrary code (for Safari) or take remote control of the computer (for macOS Monterey). Updates that resolve the issue are available from Apple by running the Software Update application from System Preferences (see the links and table below for affected software).

The guidance from Apple is to patch affected macOS and iOS devices as soon as possible.

The table in the link below provides detailed information on the various updates. Links to specific updates are also provided for ease of use.

Apple Security Update information:

Links for specific updates are listed from the link above:


Name Available for Release date
Safari 15.6.1 macOS Big Sur and macOS Catalina 18 Aug 2022
macOS Monterey 12.5.1 macOS Monterey 17 Aug 2022
iOS 15.6.1 and iPadOS 15.6.1 iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) 17 Aug 2022

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Client Care at, or 215-898-1000.