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macOS 10.15.6, and Security Update 2020-004 for Mojave and High Sierra
macOS 10.15.6 available via software update or download links below.
(Also below are Downloads of Security Update 2020-004 for 10.14.6/10.13.6.)
Here's details from the macOS Catalina 10.15.6 release notes.
"macOS Catalina 10.15.6 introduces local news in your Today feed in Apple News and improves the security and reliability of your Mac.

    Apple News
  • Local news in your Today feed provides extensive coverage of San Francisco, the Bay Area, Los Angeles, Houston, and New York City.
  • More stories available from local news providers with a subscription to Apple News+.
  • Your daily newsletter from Apple News can now be personalized with stories that reflect your interests.

This update also includes bug fixes and other improvements.

  • Adds a new option to optimize video streaming on HDR-compatible Mac notebooks for improved battery life.
  • Fixes an issue where the computer name may change after installing a software update.
  • Resolves an issue where certain USB mouse and trackpads may lose connection.

Enterprise content:

  • When using the built-in keyboard with a non-U.S. keyboard layout on some Mac models, passwords with certain characters are no longer rejected at the Mac login window.
  • Allows command-line tools that don't use CFNetwork, such as curl(1), to continue connecting to TLS servers that use certificates issued by the recently expired AddTrust External CA Root.
  • Major new releases of macOS can be hidden when using the softwareupdate(8) command with the --ignore flag, if the Mac is enrolled in Apple School Manager, Apple Business Manager, or a user-approved MDM.
    (This change also affects macOS Mojave & High Sierra after installing Security Update 2020-004.)

    Some features may not be available for all regions, or on all Apple devices. For detailed information about the security content of this update, please visit: https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201222."

  • Also released are Security Update 2020-004 Mojave, & Security Update 2020-004 High Sierra (downloads below). Here's the article on security fixes in macOS 10.15.6 and Security Updates 2020-004 for 10.14.6/10.13.6. (macOS 10.15.6 includes Safari 13.1.2, also available for macOS 10.14.6 & 10.13.6.)

    FYI: If you use Nvidia's web graphics drivers for 10.13.6, the Security Update's new build number requires a driver update. (See below for July 16th, 2020 driver update download.)

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    Nvidia Graphics Driver Update for macOS 10.13.6 (build w/Security Update 2020-004)
    July 16, 2020 download page of graphics driver 387.10.10.10.40.138 for macOS 10.13.6.
    (No build number listed, but assumed for Security Update 2020-004 above.)
    As before, download page info includes this installation note.
    "Installation Note: The installer requires System Preferences to be launched during the installation process. Do not manually close System Preferences until after clicking Allow in the Security & Privacy Preferences, later in the process.

    The installer also requires rebooting the system after the installation process. Do not launch any other applications until the process is complete and the system has been rebooted.

    New in Release 387.10.10.10.40.138"
    (No new info, same notes on D/L page as previous drivers, so I won't repeat it here.)

    The "Additional Information" tab on the download page has a step-by-step install guide.
    If you can't select the page's 'Accept' terms/conditions button, here's a direct download link.
    (As of post time, the above driver download page's CUDA link goes to CUDA 418.105 from Feb. 27th, 2019, but the latest Mac CUDA download as of 7/16/2020 is CUDA 418.163 from May 10th, 2019 - or check for a CUDA update in the Nvidia prefs.)

    Previous macOS Nvidia drivers are on our Mac Nvidia Drivers downloads page.
     

    Safari 13.1.2, Xcode 11.6, iOS 13.6, iPadOS 13.6, iOS 12.4.8, tvOS 13.4.8, watchOS 6.2.8 & 5.3.8
    • Safari 13.1.2 security fixes
      - Included with macOS 10.15.6, available for macOS 10.14.6 and 10.13.6.

    • Apple Xcode 11.6 (for macOS 10.15.2 or later)
      - Supports developing apps for iOS/iPadOS 13.6, tvOS 13.4, watchOS 6.2, & macOS 10.15.6.
      - DriverKit API enhancements in the macOS SDK.
      - Additional bug fixes and stability improvements.
      (Security Updates page notes "This update has no published CVE entries".)

    • iOS 13.6 release notes (long list - summary below).
      "iOS 13.6 adds support for digital car keys, introduces audio stories in Apple News+ (US only), and contains a new symptoms category in the Health app. This release also includes bug fixes and improvements."
    • iPadOS 13.6 release notes (summary below).
      "iPadOS 13.6 introduces local news in your Today feed in Apple News (US only) and includes bug fixes and improvements for your iPad."
    • About the security content of iOS 13.6 and iPadOS 13.6

    • iOS 12.4.8 release notes.
      "Provides important security updates and is recommended for all users.
      Some features may not be available for all regions or on all Apple devices."
      (Security Updates page notes "This update has no published CVE entries".)

    • watchOS 6.2.8 release notes and security fixes.
      "Includes new features and improvements:
      - Adds support for digital car keys for Apple Watch Series 5.
      - ECG app on Apple Watch Series 4 or later now available in Bahrain, Brazil, and South Africa.
      - Irregular heart rhythm notifications now available in Bahrain, Brazil, and South Africa."

    • tvOS 13.4.8 release notes and security fixes.
      - "includes general performance and stability improvements". (the usual note.)

    • watchOS 5.3.8 release notes
      "This update provides important security updates and is recommended for all users."
      (Security Updates page notes "This update has no published CVE entries".)

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