Apple released macOS Big Sur 11.6 Full Installer. Normally, Apple includes a full installer of macOS with the OTA Delta update, but this time it was not the case.
The full installer will certainly benefit IT admins to deploy Macs with the latest macOS version.
MacOS Big Sur, according to Apple’s release notes, improves macOS security and is recommended for all users. The security update 2021-005 for macOS Catalina address an issue that might allow a maliciously designed PDF to execute code. According to Apple, there has been a report that this flaw has been actively exploited.
In order to download the full installer of macOS Big Sur 11.6 you need to run the following command in Terminal:
sudo softwareupdate –fetch-full-installer –full-installer-version=11.6
After running the above command the full installer will be placed in the Applications folder.
The CVEs fixed in this version are: