Three days ahead of its Mac event, Apple has released macOS Sierra 10.12.1, which weighs in at a modest 584 MB.
It promises to:
- add an automatic smart album in Photos for Depth Effect images taken on iPhone 7 Plus
- fix compatibility issues in Microsoft Office when using iCloud Desktop and Documents
- fix an issue that may prevent Mail from updating when using a Microsoft Exchange account
- fix an issue that caused text to paste incorrectly sometimes when using Universal Clipboard
- improve reliability of Auto Unlock with the Apple Watch
- improve stability and security of Safari
- fix an issue that may cause Mail to display unnecessary password prompts for AOL accounts
- fix incompatibilities with Fujitsu ScanSnap software
- fix a Filter Failed error when printing to some Canon printers
- fix an issue that may prevent Grapher files from opening
- restore the Safari option to ‘never use font sizes smaller than’ for displaying fonts on webpages
- improve the reliability of System Image Utility and imagetool when creating network disk images.
Security fixes include:
- improved lock state checking in AppleGraphicsControl
- a couple of memory corruption issues in ATS
- better handling of JPEG images in CoreGraphics, and of PDFs and SGI images
- FaceTime’s interface for relayed calls
- parsing of disk images in NTFS
- memory corruption in NVIDIA graphics drivers
- system boot.
Matching security updates are also available for El Capitan and Yosemite. iOS 10.1, watchOS 3.1, tvOS 10.0.1, and Safari 10.0.1 have also been released concurrently.