Apple Releases Patches for Several Flaws in iOS, iTunes and macOS


Apple has released security updates for several vulnerabilities affecting iOS, iTunes, macOS and others.

The iOS updates 12.1.1 include patches of 20 vulnerabilities impacting, FaceTime, File Provider, Airport, Kernel, Profiles, AirportSafari, and WebKit.

A flaw (CVE-2018-4303) in Airport could allow the attacker to elevate privileges and in the case of Facetime flaw (CVE-2018-4430) allows attackers to view contacts from the lock screen. The new update is available for iPhone 5s and later, iPad Air and later, and iPod touch 6th generation.

In macOS Mojave 10.14.2 apple patches 13 vulnerabilities Airport, AMD, Carbon Core, Disk Images, Intel Graphics Driver, IOHIDFamily, Kernel, and WindowServer.

The flaw (CVE-2018-4463) in  Carbon Core could allow an application to execute arbitrary code with system privileges and the flaw (CVE-2018-4465) in Disk Images allow to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

A new updated version of Safari (12.0.2) was also released addressing 9 vulnerabilities. The new version is available for available for macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, and macOS Mojave 10.14.1.

New iCloud version for Windows 7.9 was also released with fixes for 5 vulnerabilities and new iTunes 12.9.2 version for Windows addressing 9 vulnerabilities.

Apple also released new tvOS 12.1.1 fixing 14vulnerabilities in Airport, Disk Images, Kernel, Profiles, and WebKit components.

All users are advised to update their device immediately. For more details, you can visit the security advisory published by Apple here.

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