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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