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Patch Your Apple Devices To Fix Two New Out-of-Bound Vulnerabilities in iOS, iPadOS, and macOS

On Aug 17th, tech giant Apple rolled out security updates for their iOS, iPadOS, and macOS platforms to fix two new out-of-bound vulnerabilities in iOS, iPadOS, and macOS. Apple didn’t disclose the technical details about the flaws to avoid the exploitation of the vulnerabilities. Let’s explore what Apple has shared about the vulnerabilities.

Two Out-of-Bound Vulnerabilities in iOS, iPadOS, and macOS

Flaws being tracked as CVE-2022-32893 and CVE-2022-32894 are out-of-bound vulnerabilities in WebKit and kernel of Apple platforms: iOS, iPadOS, and macOS.


It is an out-of-bound write issue in WebKit that allows attackers to carry out arbitrary code execution with maliciously crafted web content.


It is an out-of-bound issue in Kennel that allows attackers to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges using a malicious or vulnerable application.

Apple Devices Vulnerable to these two new out-of-bound vulnerabilities:

All iOS, iPadOS, and macOS platforms are vulnerable to these flaws. It is recommended to upgrade the patch to fix these vulnerabilities.

How to Fix These Two Out-of-Bound vulnerabilities in iOS, iPadOS, and macOS?

Apple released security updates in that it says it has released iOS v15.6.1, iPadOS 15.6.1, and macOS Monterey 12.5.1 to fix these flaws. We recommend all the users of iPhones, iPad, and MacBooks upgrade their OS to the latest release. Please visit the Apple security updates page to read information about all the recently released security updates. 

How to update iOS and iPadOS?

Follow the procedure shone in this picture to update iOS and iPadOS:

Go to Settings > General > Software Update > Click on Download and Install Updates.

How to update macOS?

Follow the procedure shone in this picture to update macOS:

Go to Apple menu in the corner of your screen then Click Software Update in the System Preferences window..

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Arun KL

Arun KL is a cybersecurity professional with 15+ years of experience spanning IT infrastructure, cloud security, vulnerability management, Penetration Testing, security operations, and incident response. He is adept at designing and implementing robust security solutions to safeguard systems and data. Arun holds multiple industry certifications including CCNA, CCNA Security, RHCE, CEH, and AWS Security.

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    1. Users nothing could do much rather following these general guidelines:

      Avoid suspicious links/attachments
      Only install apps from App Store
      Enable auto updates
      Use strong passwords/2FA
      Backup devices regularly
      Use VPN on public WiFi
      Limit sharing personal info
      Monitor accounts for suspicious activity
      Update as soon as patch is released
      Practice good cyber hygiene
      Don’t panic, Apple usually patches quickly

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