In other words, the iPhone 6s and newer are all getting the update, but in addition, Apple has also shipped iPadOS 14.4.1 to patch a similar vulnerability on the iPad Air 2 and later, iPad mini 4 and later.
According to the official release notes, the update resolves a memory corruption issue, and it was addressed with improved validation. “Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution,” Apple says, adding that the vulnerability was found by Clément Lecigne of Google’s Threat Analysis Group and Alison Huffman of Microsoft Browser Vulnerability Research.
The same security vulnerability also affects the Apple Watch and it is corrected in watchOS 7.3.2.
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