Apple has began rolling out safety updates for numerous gadgets in its machine lineup. The updates are stated to patch two zero-day safety flaws in WebKit, Apple’s browser engine that powers Safari, and all iOS and iPadOS net content material in apps together with Mail and App Retailer amongst others. Apple has launched the brand new safety updates only one week after rolling out its final set of updates, which allowed attackers to execute a malicious code.
The corporate has launched iOS 14.5.1 and iPadOS 14.5.1 for numerous iPhone and iPad fashions and in addition launched macOS Huge Sur 11.3.1 and watchOS 7.4.1 for its Mac computer systems and Apple Watch respectively. Apple has additionally began rolling out, iOS 12.5.3 for numerous older iPhone and iPad fashions which can repair 4 WebKit-related safety points.
Apple, in a publish, offered particulars on the brand new firmware updates stating that iOS 14.5.1 and iPadOS 14.5.1 will repair two vulnerabilities which might be prevalent within the WebKit browser engine, which is supposed for rendering Internet content material in Safari, App Retailer, Mail amongst others. The vulnerabilities are listed as CVE-2021-30663 and CVE-2021-30665. The CVE-2021-30663 is claimed to be an integer overflow drawback whereas the CVE-2021-30665 is a reminiscence corruption difficulty. The corporate has said that it was conscious of studies of each the safety points.
Apple has beneficial customers obtain and set up the iOS 14.5.1 and iPadOS 14.5.1 updates on their gadgets to repair the safety points. Apple’s new replace additionally fixes issues with a bug within the newly launched App Monitoring Transparency characteristic, which was rolled out within the earlier model. Some customers have reported that the characteristic remains to be having points even after the replace.