On Monday, Apple pushed updates available across the ecosystem, with updates to iOS, iPadOS, watchOS, macOS and Safari running on macOS Catalina and macOS Mojave, bringing the versions to:
- IOS and iPadOS 14.4.1
- WatchOS 7.3.2
- MacOS 11.2.3
- Safari 14.0.3 (v. 14610.4.3.1.7 and 15610.4.3.1.7)
The newest update patches vulnerability CVE-2021-1844, which was discovered by Clément Lecigne of Google’s Threat Analysis Group and Alison Huffman of Microsoft Browser Vulnerability Research. This vulnerability was discovered in WebKit, a browser engine developed by Apple, and is implemented in Apple’s web browser application, Safari. This vulnerability allowed the processing of maliciously crafted web content which could lead to arbitrary code execution. The patch fixed a memory corruption issue to address the bug in Safari and is, publicly, the sole reason for the available updates.
Remember to update your devices as soon as possible!
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