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Apple macOS Sierra 10.12 [MAS]

Appked/ Featured/on 2016-09-22 06:01

Apple macOS Sierra 10.12

With Apple macOS Sierra, Siri makes its debut on Mac, with new features designed just for the desktop. Your Mac works with iCloud and your Apple devices in smart new ways, and intelligent capabilities make your photos, music, and messaging even more enjoyable.

Features
  • Get things done by asking Siri, the intelligent assistant now on your Mac.
    • Enjoy your favorite features from iOS as well as new ones optimized for Mac.
    • Send messages, create reminders, search the web, and more while you work.
    • Drag and drop or copy and paste Siri results into your documents.
    • Pin Siri results in Notification Center and reference them later.
    • Find files, adjust settings, and get system information just by asking Siri.
  • Copy and paste between your devices with Universal Clipboard.
    • Copy a quote, image, or video from an app on one device and paste it into an app on another device.
  • Automatically log in with Auto Unlock.
    • Log in to your Mac automatically when you wear your Apple Watch – no need to type your password.
  • Enjoy the convenience and security of Apple Pay when you shop on the web.
    • Use Apple Pay to make easy, secure payments when shopping in Safari on your Mac.
    • Complete your purchase with Touch ID on your iPhone or with your Apple Watch.
  • Access files on your Mac desktop from your iPhone with iCloud Desktop and Documents.
    • Automatically store all the files on your desktop and in your Documents folder in iCloud, and access them from all your devices.
    • Keep the same desktop and Documents folder on your other Mac. Easily free up space on your Mac with Optimized Storage.
    • Automatically store seldom-used files in iCloud, where they’ll be available on demand.
    • Additional tools help you remove files you don’t need, to save even more space.
  • Get control of your desktop with tabs in apps.
    • Use tabs to manage multiple windows in Maps, Pages, Keynote, Numbers, and more.
    • Work with tabs in your favorite third-party apps – no developer adoption required.
  • Keep an eye on the big game or your favorite video with Picture in Picture.
    • Float a video window from Safari or iTunes over your desktop as you work.
    • Place the Picture in Picture window in any corner, and it stays put when you switch spaces or work in full screen.
  • Rediscover the most meaningful moments in your Photos library.
    • Enjoy favorite and forgotten occasions from your photo library with Memories.
    • View your images by who’s in them. Photos uses advanced face recognition technology to automatically group photos of the same person together.
    • Search your photos by what’s in them, such as beaches, dogs, or concerts, thanks to intelligent search that can recognize objects and scenes.
    • Track your photo expeditions across an interactive world map.
  • Enjoy an all-new Apple Music experience in iTunes.
    • Easily navigate your library with the redesigned Apple Music.
    • Discover great new music thanks to expert curation and advanced machine learning that give you the best recommendations.
  • Liven up your Messages conversations.
    • See web content previews and watch web videos right in a conversation.
    • Respond to messages with quick, handy Tapbacks.
    • Express yourself with 3x larger emoji.
    • View the stickers, Digital Touch, invisible ink, and handwritten messages that friends send from their iOS devices.

Some features may not be available in all regions or all languages. Some features have hardware requirements. Some features require an iCloud storage plan.


WHAT’S NEW

Version 10.12:

New
  • Get things done by asking Siri, the intelligent assistant now on your Mac.
    • Enjoy your favorite features from iOS as well as new ones optimized for Mac.
    • Send messages, create reminders, search the web, and more while you work.
    • Drag and drop or copy and paste Siri results into your documents.
    • Pin Siri results in Notification Center and reference them later.
    • Find files, adjust settings, and get system information just by asking Siri.
  • Copy and paste between your devices with Universal Clipboard.
    • Copy a quote, image, or video from an app on one device and paste it into an app on another device.
  • Automatically log in with Auto Unlock.
    • Log in to your Mac automatically when you wear your Apple Watch - no need to type your password.
  • Enjoy the convenience and security of Apple Pay when you shop on the web.
    • Use Apple Pay to make easy, secure payments when shopping in Safari on your Mac.
    • Complete your purchase with Touch ID on your iPhone or with your Apple Watch.
  • Access files on your Mac desktop from your iPhone with iCloud Desktop and Documents.
    • Automatically store all the files on your desktop and in your Documents folder in iCloud, and access them from all your devices.
    • Keep the same desktop and Documents folder on your other Mac. Easily free up space on your Mac with Optimized Storage.
    • Automatically store seldom-used files in iCloud, where they’ll be available on demand.
    • Additional tools help you remove files you don’t need, to save even more space.
  • Get control of your desktop with tabs in apps.
    • Use tabs to manage multiple windows in Maps, Pages, Keynote, Numbers, and more.
    • Work with tabs in your favorite third-party apps - no developer adoption required.
  • Keep an eye on the big game or your favorite video with Picture in Picture.
    • Float a video window from Safari or iTunes over your desktop as you work.
    • Place the Picture in Picture window in any corner, and it stays put when you switch spaces or work in full screen.
  • Rediscover the most meaningful moments in your Photos library.
    • Enjoy favorite and forgotten occasions from your photo library with Memories.
    • View your images by who’s in them. Photos uses advanced face recognition technology to automatically group photos of the same person together.
    • Search your photos by what’s in them, such as beaches, dogs, or concerts, thanks to intelligent search that can recognize objects and scenes.
    • Track your photo expeditions across an interactive world map.
  • Enjoy an all-new Apple Music experience in iTunes.
    • Easily navigate your library with the redesigned Apple Music.
    • Discover great new music thanks to expert curation and advanced machine learning that give you the best recommendations.
  • Liven up your Messages conversations.
    • See web content previews and watch web videos right in a conversation.
    • Respond to messages with quick, handy Tapbacks.
    • Express yourself with 3x larger emoji.
    • View the stickers, Digital Touch, invisible ink, and handwritten messages that friends send from their iOS devices.
Security Updates
    • apache Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11.6 Impact: A remote attacker may be able to proxy traffic through an arbitrary server Description: An issue existed in the handling of the HTTP_PROXY environment variable. This issue was addressed by not setting the HTTP_PROXY environment variable from CGI.
    • apache_mod_php Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11.6 Impact: Multiple issues in PHP, the most significant of which may lead to unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. Description: Multiple issues in PHP were addressed by updating PHP to version 5.6.24.
    • Apple HSSPI Support Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11.6 Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed through improved memory handling.
    • AppleEFIRuntime Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11.6 Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges Description: A null pointer dereference was addressed through improved input validation.
    • AppleMobileFileIntegrity Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11.6 Impact: A local application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges Description: A validation issue existed in the task port inheritance policy. This issue was addressed through improved validation of the process entitlement and Team ID.
    • AppleUUC Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11.6 Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges Description: Multiple memory corruption issues were addressed through improved input validation.
    • Application Firewall Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11.6 Impact: A local user may be able to cause a denial of service Description: A validation issue existed in the handling of firewall prompts. This issue was addressed through improved validation of SO_EXECPATH.
    • ATS Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11.6 Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted font file may lead to arbitrary code execution Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed through improved memory handling.
    • Audio Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11.6 Impact: A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed through improved memory handling.
    • Bluetooth Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11.6 Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed through improved input validation.
    • cd9660 Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11.6 Impact: A local user may be able to cause a system denial of service Description: An input validation issue was addressed through improved memory handling.
    • CFNetwork Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11.6 Impact: A local user may be able to discover websites a user has visited Description: An issue existed in Local Storage deletion. This issue was addressed through improved Local Storage cleanup.
    • CFNetwork Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11.6 Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may compromise user information Description: An input validation issue existed in the parsing of the set-cookie header. This issue was addressed through improved validation checking.
    • CommonCrypto Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11.6 Impact: An application using CCrypt may disclose sensitive plaintext if the output and input buffer are the same Description: An input validation issue existed in corecrypto. This issue was addressed through improved input validation.
    • CoreCrypto Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11.6 Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code Description: An out-of-bounds write issue was addressed by removing the vulnerable code.
    • CoreDisplay Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11.6 Impact: A user with screen sharing access may be able to view another user's screen Description: A session management issue existed in the handling of screen sharing sessions. This issue was addressed through improved session tracking.
    • curl Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11.6 Impact: Multiple issues in curl Description: Multiple security issues existed in curl prior to version 7.49.1. These issues were addressed by updating curl to version 7.49.1.
    • Date & Time Pref Pane
 
      Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11.6
 
      Impact: A malicious application may be able to determine a user's current location
 
    Description: An issue existed in the handling of the .GlobalPreferences file. This was addressed though improved validation.
  • DiskArbitration Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11.6 Impact: A local user may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges Description: An access issue existed in diskutil. This issue was addressed through improved permissions checking.
  • File Bookmark Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11.6 Impact: A local application may be able to cause a denial of service Description: A resource management issue existed in the handling of scoped bookmarks. This issue was addressed through improved file descriptor handling.
  • FontParser Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11.6 Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted font may result in the disclosure of process memory Description: A buffer overflow existed in the handling of font files. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.
  • IDS - Connectivity Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11.6 Impact: An attacker in a privileged network position may be able to cause a denial of service Description: A spoofing issue existed in the handling of Call Relay. This issue was addressed through improved input validation.
  • Intel Graphics Driver Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11.6 Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges Description: Multiple memory corruption issues were addressed through improved memory handling.
  • IOAcceleratorFamily Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11.6 Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges Description: A null pointer dereference was addressed through improved input validation.
  • IOAcceleratorFamily Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11.6 Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may result in the disclosure of process memory Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed through improved input validation.
  • IOAcceleratorFamily Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11.6 Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed through improved memory handling.
  • IOThunderboltFamily Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11.6 Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed through improved memory handling.
  • Kerberos v5 PAM module Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11.6 Impact: A remote attacker may determine the existence of user accounts Description: A timing side channel allowed an attacker to determine the existence of user accounts on a system. This issue was addressed by introducing constant time checks.
  • Kernel Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11.6 Impact: A local application may be able to access restricted files Description: A parsing issue in the handling of directory paths was addressed through improved path validation.
  • Kernel Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11.6 Impact: A remote attacker may be able to cause a denial of service Description: A lock handling issue was addressed through improved lock handling.


REQUIREMENTS

OS X 10.7 or later


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