Apple releases a batch of security updates to remedy WebKit flaws


The American company Apple launched a set of security updates to remedy WebKit defects in some smartphones “iPhones” of recent generations, in addition to a group of iPads and iPods.


Apple issued an important update to fix a defect called CVE-2021-30665, in an attempt to end the memory corruption problem, which was exploited by hackers to implement a set of code in an arbitrary manner in some Apple devices.

As the technology experts explained, there was another flaw, which is CVE-2021-30663, but Apple also fixed it by validating the input to third parties, by executing code randomly.

And Apple also announced the launch of important updates to correct the buffer overflow and memory corruption problem, as these recently released updates are the latest security flaw cleanup.

And all devices got the iPad Pro iPad Pro, iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad Mini 4 and later, iPod touch 7th generation, and iPhone 6s and later.

Apple also introduced iOS 12.5.3, to address WebKit flaws in older devices such as the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air, iPad Mini 2 and 3 iPad Mini, or the sixth generation of iPod touch.

It should be noted that hackers were targeting Apple developers with a range of malware, in light of a serious technical flaw that was helping to leak email addresses from AirDrop.


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