macOS Sierra Security Updates
macOS Sierra Security Updates
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macOS Sierra Security Updates10.12.6

31 July 2019

The latest Security Updates for macOS Sierra.

Overview

With Apple 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 in macOS Sierra Security Updates

Version 10.12.6:
  • Complete list of changes can be found here
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Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Jul 31 2019
10.12.6
0.0
Jul 31 2019
0.0
Version: 10.12.6
Untangling Confusion:

The original "Security Update 2019-004 (Sierra)" contained a bug that affected Sleep mode on a few recent Mac models. Without explanation, Apple pulled the update for several days. Then, without explanation, Apple made the update available again with modifications that removed the Sleep bug.

If you have questions about whether you have the correct version installed, simply download and install this latest version. For details, please read:
"Apple has released High Sierra and Sierra Security Updates 2019-004 again"
https://eclecticlight.co/2019/07/29/apple-has-released-high-sierra-and-sierra-security-updates-2019-004-again/
mmm11
mmm11
Apr 26 2019
10.12.6
0.5
Apr 26 2019
0.5
Version: 10.12.6
fake
linux-gnu-fr
linux-gnu-fr
Dec 29 2018
10.12.6
4.0
Dec 29 2018
4.0
Version: 10.12.6
Thx
lexman
lexman
Oct 4 2018
10.12.6
2.0
Oct 4 2018
2.0
Version: 10.12.6
when I try to d/l the 5GB file on top of the webpage it redirects to Appstore, so far so good, but then it says install.... I just want to download to have the dmg file ready for when I change in short notice my HD. Can I d/L it somewhere without installing or can I choose (download/install) at a given moment when I download via the Appstore? thanks in advance
Jsabini
Jsabini
Jul 23 2017
10.12.6
4.0
Jul 23 2017
4.0
Version: 10.12.6
Seems fine, no problems this time iMac 11,1 late 2009 27inch monitor, i7 w/20GB ram...
Quickmik
Quickmik
Jul 20 2017
10.12.6
4.5
Jul 20 2017
4.5
Version: 10.12.6
os x is great!
sockmonkey
sockmonkey
Mar 28 2017
10.12.4
4.0
Mar 28 2017
4.0
Version: 10.12.4
Beware! If you are a developer relying on being able to run Xcode 6.4 on a Sierra system (already requires some workarounds), 10.12.4 now prevents the app from opening at all. You can still run the binary directly from the Terminal, but it's a hardship.
Scion777
Scion777
Mar 28 2017
10.12.4
0.0
Mar 28 2017
0.0
Version: 10.12.4
There's a ton of stuff that's much more important for this 10.12.4 update than what is listed here on MacUpdate: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT207615
Alvin-H
Alvin-H
Mar 28 2017
10.12.4
5.0
Mar 28 2017
5.0
Version: 10.12.4
simple OS, easy and always free update... enought for my work, (i'm not gaming of course), and not afraid of virus, but keep watch what you installing, where you get the file from.
Macbookpro
Macbookpro
Mar 27 2017
10.12.4
0.0
Mar 27 2017
0.0
Version: 10.12.4
10.12.4 Combo here http://download.info.apple.com/Mac_OS_X/091-03393-20170327-DE61D36A-0FDE-11E7-B46F-DB3600A0ED6C/macOSUpdCombo10.12.4.dmg
mbt
mbt
Jan 24 2017
10.12.3
0.0
Jan 24 2017
0.0
Version: 10.12.3
Is 10.12 really that much different (in a bad way) than 10.11? My general impression from all the website reviews is that 10.12 simply adds Siri and a few under-the-hood changes.
Zicola
Zicola
Jan 24 2017
10.12.3
0.0
Jan 24 2017
0.0
Version: 10.12.3
De plus en plus nul les developers d'Apple !! A chaque nouvelle versions c'est de pire en pire. Plus vous sortez de nouvelles versions, moins cela fonctionne, et aucune amélioration du système!! Guy Zicola
Flinx
Flinx
Jan 23 2017
10.12.3
0.0
Jan 23 2017
0.0
Version: 10.12.3
10.12.3 Combo download link is as follow (remove the spaces)

https : //support.apple.com/kb/DL1905
mato48.com
mato48.com
Dec 20 2016
10.12.2
1.0
Dec 20 2016
1.0
Version: 10.12.2
After using three Mac Mini 2009 with OS X 10.6.8 since August 2011 I got a taste of OS X 10.12 Sierra which was pre-installed on a newly bought Mac Mini. My ancient Macs were top of the line and are updated with SSDs. The operating system 10.6.8 is the most reliable I ever had and it does everything I need. I only bought the new computer to be prepared for future developments, as more and more websites refuse to work with my ancient system, mainly because Little Snitch and the old browsers don’t allow them to spy on me. FLASH browser plugin and Java are of course also absent here and the websites very much miss them. The new Mac Mini, also the fastest available and with SSD, will only be used as internet gateway. Despite the superior technical specifications, in day to day work it doesn’t appear to be faster than my ancient Macs and the Sierra Finder has lost much of its functionality compared to the Snow Leopard Finder. It is also buggy as hell, but that will hopefully change in the next month. Nevertheless, at the moment I feel like a beta-tester and I wonder how Apple dares to release such an unfinished and bug-infested piece of software. Are they testing how far they can go by stretching the loyalty of their user base to the limit? My decision not to update since 10.6.8 was apparently right and I will use my trusty 2009 Mac Mini computers for many more years to come. The 2009 Minis were the most economic computers ever produced because they use laptop chipsets who draw very small currents and therefore don’t get hot. The external power supply also helps. Temperatures are always below 30 degrees Celsius, which means that materials don’t wear out, IC’s don’t fail, and cracks in the circuit boards are not likely. These old Macs will last forever (nearly), which is a terrible thing for the company Apple who wants to sell new computers. The unibody Mac Minis of 2010 to 2014 integrate the power supply and draw significantly more energy, they will for sure not last as long as their predecessors. Temperature of my new Mac mini is between 32 and 36 degrees Celsius, which seems not to be much of an increase compared to the old machines but after thousands of heat cycles surely will have an impact. At least my most important non-Apple software is compatible now with Sierra and it has not been degraded like Apple’s Finder. The developers of other software companies are still going the extra mile and still do the hard work which Apple apparently is no longer willing to invest.
Macguruguy
Macguruguy
Dec 18 2016
10.12.2
0.5
Dec 18 2016
0.5
Version: 10.12.2
Now 2011 Mac Mini won't shut down properly. And after manually shutting down, Boot Camp partition has disappeared. I have been using Mac OS software since 7.0.1 on a Mac IIsi, and I can tell you that this is by far the WORST version ever released. Tim Cook, you need to go. You have no idea what the heck you are doing!
Macguruguy
Macguruguy
Dec 17 2016
10.12.2
0.5
Dec 17 2016
0.5
Version: 10.12.2
2011 Mac Mini taking forever to boot up since 10.12.2 update, and will not shut down. Thanks Apple for the IMPORTANT update that broke my system.
Amergin
Amergin
Dec 15 2016
10.12.2
0.5
Dec 15 2016
0.5
Version: 10.12.2
Another worthless downgrade. This ridiculous idea of releasing a "NEW" version of the OS every year is a joke. All they're doing is spraying a bit of glitter about. In my experience, every new release breaks a few things which have worked fine before. Wastes a day at least of my time. Removes a bit more of the User Experience developed over decades in pursuit of Jonnys 'minimalist' gods. And slows my year old iMac down a bit more. Siri is an app, and could just be released as an app without tying it to the OS upgrade. Beyond that, what is there? Does anyone really care any more?
Libertyforall1776
Libertyforall1776
Dec 14 2016
10.12.2
0.0
Dec 14 2016
0.0
Version: 10.12.2
STILL no HomeKit support! :(
Macbookpro
Macbookpro
Dec 13 2016
10.12.2
0.0
Dec 13 2016
0.0
Version: 10.12.2
10.12.2 combo updater here. https://support.apple.com/kb/DL1900?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US


oops. did not see the post below.
jcraig
jcraig
Dec 13 2016
10.12.2
0.0
Dec 13 2016
0.0
Version: 10.12.2
macOS Sierra 10.12.2 Combo Update is already posted: https://support.apple.com/kb/DL1900?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US
Libertyforall1776
Libertyforall1776
Dec 6 2016
10.12.1
0.0
Dec 6 2016
0.0
Version: 10.12.1
FAIL -- no MacOS HomeKit support! :(
Hanssen-P
Hanssen-P
Nov 5 2016
10.12.1
5.0
Nov 5 2016
5.0
Version: 10.12.1
imo great release. It's steady and works fast.
Jayaii
Jayaii
Nov 1 2016
10.12.1
0.0
Nov 1 2016
0.0
Version: 10.12.1
Spinning beach balls galore with this update (10.12.1), but only on my main user account. Performance is fine in a test account on the same machine. Sleuthing continues to pinpoint the problem.
Tanone
Tanone
Oct 28 2016
10.12.1
4.0
Oct 28 2016
4.0
Version: 10.12.1
Finally, a direct download link available for the first Delta update:

http://support.apple.com/downloads/DL1897/en_US/macosupd10.12.1.dmg
Macguruguy
Macguruguy
Oct 28 2016
10.12.1
0.5
Oct 28 2016
0.5
Version: 10.12.1
App Store updates do not show up properly for updating. Broken since this update. Safari also not working properly since update.
rully-2007
rully-2007
Oct 27 2016
10.12.1
0.5
Oct 27 2016
0.5
Version: 10.12.1
fucking shit update my macbook is always freezing when it wakes up n i have to downgrade again
ososX
ososX
Oct 26 2016
10.12.1
2.0
Oct 26 2016
2.0
Version: 10.12.1
Took forever to install, everything works but Photo. My Photo library was screwed up and now 90% of my photos and videos are shown as blank gray squares. All the data including faces is shown, but the photo itself. Any way to fix this terrible outcome?
rphartle
rphartle
Oct 25 2016
10.12.1
5.0
Oct 25 2016
5.0
Version: 10.12.1
Works Great Less Filling
Gregory
Gregory
Oct 25 2016
10.12.1
0.5
Oct 25 2016
0.5
Version: 10.12.1
Junk! My MacBook Pro is still freezing when it wakes up, and my Apple Watch no longer unlocks it! Junk!
rardin
rardin
Oct 25 2016
10.12.1
0.0
Oct 25 2016
0.0
Version: 10.12.1
Has Apple moved to an App Store-only approach to releasing updates to macOS Sierra? I yet haven't seen any sign of a standalone 10.12.1 updater.
Markoh
Markoh
Oct 25 2016
10.12.1
0.0
Oct 25 2016
0.0
Version: 10.12.1
Apple, you are so spineless. Disabling the rating system on the MAS for macOS Sierra is so pathetic. I guess you couldn't stand the heat and got out of the kitchen.
GeogProf
GeogProf
Oct 25 2016
10.12.1
2.0
Oct 25 2016
2.0
Version: 10.12.1
The 10.12.1 update takes a REALLY long time to apply — like 15 minutes after it’s fully downloaded, which is strange because it’s not that big a download. Don’t update yet if you need your Mac within 20 minutes.

Note that I have the fastest available MacBook Pro, with 8 i7 cores.
MohnMohn
MohnMohn
Oct 24 2016
10.12.1
0.5
Oct 24 2016
0.5
Version: 10.12.1
Ratings for 10.12.1 still disabled in MAS. Apple?! Hello?
wintermute
wintermute
Oct 18 2016
10.12
1.0
Oct 18 2016
1.0
Version: 10.12
Another troubling surprise with MacOS 10.12 Sierra... it apparently comes with a new version of Photos which converts your library so it isn't compatible with previous versions of Photos. So don't try shuttling those Photos libraries between Sierra and any older version of the mac operating system... such as what you might be stuck running on your massive and blazingly fast 8-core 3GHz Xeon 32GB RAM 2 TB SSD upgraded Nvidia GTX 980 Mac Pro desktop beast--- which Apple has decided is too old to run Sierra.
macuserbob
macuserbob
Oct 17 2016
10.12
0.0
Oct 17 2016
0.0
Version: 10.12
Tim Cook to executive team: "I've got an idea. Instead of making good software, let's just not allow customers to review it!" Executive team: "That's a great idea, Tim! It's been working for iTunes."
GeogProf
GeogProf
Oct 7 2016
10.12
2.0
Oct 7 2016
2.0
Version: 10.12
Siri is great, but there are so many little problems with this OS that I wish I hadn’t upgraded: Can’t order icons in the menubar and have them stick; they still haven’t made the Finder remember your column widths (really Apple?); it won’t remember my other Finder preferences either (like that I want Size before Date Modified, or that I always want the Version shown in the Applications folder); etc. Apple, get your act together, for Christ’s sake. You’re not supposed to be so halfassed.
Gregory
Gregory
Oct 5 2016
10.12
0.5
Oct 5 2016
0.5
Version: 10.12
Beta software. Freezes my MacBook Pro every time it goes to sleep.
distreszed
distreszed
Sep 28 2016
10.12
0.5
Sep 28 2016
0.5
Version: 10.12
not running very smoothly. there are not major problems, bu finder seems to freeze sometimes when performing copypaste operations, beach ball spinning too often... and finally, half star for removing rating in the AppStore
distreszed
distreszed
Sep 28 2016
10.12
0.5
Sep 28 2016
0.5
Version: 10.12
not running very smoothly. there are not major problems, bu finder seems to freeze sometimes when performing copypaste operations, beach ball spinning too often... and finally, half star for removing rating in the AppStore
MohnMohn
MohnMohn
Sep 28 2016
10.12
0.5
Sep 28 2016
0.5
Version: 10.12
Ratings in MAS disabled? Seriously Apple this is pathetic.
Maclover1-1
Maclover1-1
Sep 28 2016
10.12
0.0
Sep 28 2016
0.0
Version: 10.12
NOTIFICATIONS is ugly milky-weird, please allow basic theming.. to bring back darkness for those of us who like that. It looks toyish now :/
igregmartinez
igregmartinez
Sep 25 2016
10.12
1.0
Sep 25 2016
1.0
Version: 10.12
Just installed on my new iMac (only 6 months old). It is unclear to me whether I need to keep a record of the previous password for some things. They unnecessarily mucked about with the password system for iCloud and the iMac in a confusing way. Mail also acted very clunky. My initial reaction overall is I am very unimpressed with Sierra. It seems, so far, the only purpose of Sierra was to have Siri, which I have no interest in and disabled.
Macguruguy
Macguruguy
Sep 24 2016
10.12
0.5
Sep 24 2016
0.5
Version: 10.12
Thanks for bring Boot Camp back to my 2011 Mac Mini. Much appreciated!
Mt-Saint-Michel-+-Saint-Michaels-Mount
Sep 23 2016
0.5
Version: 10.12
Half star for removing your own rating system in the MacAppStore, for what is probably the most important software you offer. Shame on you, Apple!
Dellsuxx
Dellsuxx
Sep 23 2016
10.12
0.5
Sep 23 2016
0.5
Version: 10.12
When Apple bans Its own customers from leaving reviews about OS Sierra I know there's something very wrong going on!
NedC
NedC
Sep 21 2016
10.12
0.0
Sep 21 2016
0.0
Version: 10.12
Some apps like iclock are gone. Quicken Essentials doesn't work and the only fix is to spend $75.00 for ANOTHER software. Nope not for me this time.
Larry-Klein
Larry-Klein
Sep 21 2016
10.12
5.0
Sep 21 2016
5.0
Version: 10.12
Runs well and seems quicker. I haven't messed with Siri yet. The best part was- for the first time in years, a system update didn't freeze on the final reboot after installation.
Fangoo
Fangoo
Sep 21 2016
10.12
0.0
Sep 21 2016
0.0
Version: 10.12
Won't install properly over 10.11.6 on my mid 2011 iMac
toxicoh
toxicoh
Sep 21 2016
10.12
5.0
Sep 21 2016
5.0
Version: 10.12
On my Late 2009 iMac this runs very much better than El Capitain. I don;t miss the other features newer machines can do. Great!
ososX
ososX
Sep 21 2016
10.12
2.0
Sep 21 2016
2.0
Version: 10.12
I guess that MacUpdate don't think that Sierra is important enough to highlight it in red characters ...
Monkeyjunkey
Monkeyjunkey
Sep 21 2016
10.12
1.5
Sep 21 2016
1.5
Version: 10.12
Several Native Instruments Audio Interfaces will never be supported on 10.12: https://support.native-instruments.com/hc/en-us/articles/211844685-Compatibility-of-Native-Instruments-Hardware-with-OS-X-10-12-macOS-Sierra- Fujitsu ScanSnap corrupts all PDF files: http://www.fujitsu.com/uk/products/computing/peripheral/scanners/topics/topics20160914.html And GPGMail is not ready yet: https://gpgtools.org/ Guess I am missing a lot more, but this time around I will stay on 10.11 until those problems are solved by the vendors. And as it looks, NI will not solve the problems at all. So not sure if I'll buy a new audio interface just to update to 10.12.
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