Apple Releases iOS, MacOS and WatchOS Updates To Fix WebKit Security Flaws.

Apple has released patches for iOS, iPadOS, macOS and watchOS, a week after sending out major updates for its operating system. The company, in support documents said that the updates settle WebKit flaws that may have been taken advantage of. The issues concerned “maliciously crafted web content [that] may lead to arbitrary code execution.”

Apple Releases iOS, MacOS and WatchOS Updates To Fix WebKit Security Flaws.

Some of the problems were a memory corruption issue and integer overflow on macOS and iOS, and buffer overflow and use after free issues on older iOS devices. To resolve these flaws, Apple has released iOS 14.5.1, iPadOS 14.5.1macOS Big Sur 11.3.1 and watchOS 7.4.1. Users of older iPhones, iPads and iPod touch devices that don’t support recent versions of iOS can download and install iOS 12.5.3 instead.

Apple Releases iOS, MacOS and WatchOS Updates To Fix WebKit Security Flaws.

It’s best to install the updates as soon as possible, given that Apple believes the flaws could have been “actively exploited.”