Apple Officially Releases iOS 14.4.1 for iPhone 6s and Newer

Apple has just released a new security update for iPhones that comes to resolve an issue affecting the WebKit implementation, explaining that the flaw affects all iPhones currently serviced by the company.

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.

Needless to say, given … (read more)

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