A new update is ready for your iPhone, iPad, Watch or Mac. Older iPhones are also updated with iOS 12.5.3.
Apple rolled out a new update for iOS, iPadOS, macOS and watchOS last night. It fixes various vulnerabilities in Webkit. It would be zero days that, according to Apple, may have been abused.
The iPhone manufacturer gives little further details and refers users to the help page. Data from Apple itself has shown that these are various fixes.
Update for Webkit
According to the first data, both leaks would be in Webkit. That’s the engine behind Safari that developers use. According to Apple, there are indications that those leaks in Webkit are actively being exploited, making updating really important.
The company rolled out iOS / iPadOS 14.5.1 for iPhone 6s, iPad Air 2 and older this week. The manufacturer also has a solution for older iPhones, iPads and the iPad Touch. They will receive a security update via iOS 12.5.3. Anyone who has a Mac can update to macOS Big Sur 11.3.1 and for your Apple Watch it is update 7.4.1. We recommend that you update as soon as possible to avoid further issues.
The vulnerabilities can be found under CVE-2021-30665, CVE-2021-30663, and CVE-2021-30661. More details would also be communicated soon about the vulnerabilities.