It’s an Replace-O-Rama day at this time as Apple has launched its long-awaited macOS Ventura 13.5, iOS 16.6, and iPadOS 16.6 updates. The updates handle an extended listing of safety vulnerabilities, together with two that Apple says might have been actively exploited.
There are a number of fixes for kernel vulnerabilities, together with one that would enable an app to change a delicate kernel state. That is the vulnerability that Apple says might have been actively exploited, however Apple’s wording signifies that it solely acquired studies of lively exploits towards variations of iOS that had been launched earlier than iOS 15.7.1. It’s, nevertheless, patched on all platforms.
The corporate additionally launched iOS 15.7.8, iPadOS 15.7.8, macOS Monterey 12.6.8, and macOS Large Sur 11.7.9 for units that aren’t in a position to run the present launch variations of the Mac, iPhone, and iPad software program. These updates include the identical safety enhancements.
The updates additionally handle a WebKit vulnerability that Apple says may have been actively exploited. The corporate first addressed this concern with the iOS 16.5.1 (c) and macOS Ventura 13.4.1 (c) Speedy Safety Responses, so some iPhone, iPad, and Mac customers might have already had safety from this concern.
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Through MacRumors and help.apple.com