Apple releases iOS 14.7.1 appeared last week, adding features including support for Apple’s magnetic battery. Unfortunately, the update also disrupted the “unlock with iPhone” feature that Apple Watch users used to easily access their wrists. Now another update will fix it.
But even if you don’t have an Apple Watch, you should install iOS 14.7.1 (and for Mac owners, MacOS 11.5.1) as soon as possible, as Apple’s security notes have revealed that two upgrades updates have already pushed it into Fix the errors. Memory corruption issues on Apple’s desktop and mobile operating systems were given the same vulnerability identifier and blamed on an anonymous researcher.
Apple releases iOS 14.7.1 IPhone 6S and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation)
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Impact: An application may be able to execute voluntary code with kernel functionality. Apple is aware of a report that this issue could be actively used.
Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved memory management.
CVE-2021-30807: An anonymous researcher
Since Security Week, it fixed the 13th zero-day vulnerability this year.
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