Apple Rolls Out Urgent Fixes for iOS and macOS: Update Now to Thwart Hackers

March 27, 2024
Apple Rolls Out Urgent Fixes for iOS and macOS: Update Now to Thwart Hackers
  • Apple has launched updates for iOS, macOS, and VisionOS to fix critical security issues and other bugs.

  • The iOS 17.4.1 update remedies a severe vulnerability discovered by a Google Project Zero researcher, which could allow remote code execution on devices.

  • The same security flaw addressed in the iOS update has prompted parallel updates for Safari, macOS, and VisionOS.

  • Additional iOS 17.4.1 security patches target two other vulnerabilities in CoreMedia and WebRTC that pose risks of device takeover by malicious entities.

  • The macOS 14.4.1 update corrects not just security gaps but also functional bugs affecting USB hubs, Audio Unit plugins, and Java applications.

  • Apple strongly advises users to update their devices to protect against hacker exploitation.

  • The upcoming release of iOS 17.5 beta is anticipated shortly following these critical updates.

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