Apple has eliminated 150 security vulnerabilities in iOS 10.2 and macOS Sierra 10.12.2
15.12.2016 apleapplekot 0 Comments
Recent updates to iOS 10.2, macOS Sierra 10.12.2 and watchOS 3.1.1 Apple has eliminated a series of dangerous security vulnerabilities. It is reported by Securitylab.
This week Apple announced updates correcting multiple vulnerabilities in the software iOS, iTunes, macOS, Safari, and iCloud. In total over 150 security holes.
IOS release 10.2 fixes 12 vulnerabilities, including problems, allowing you to access photos and contacts on a locked iPhone disable Find my iPhone, cause a denial of service of the device and to unlock the gadget.
In iOS 10.2 the developers, Apple has closed and a number of jailbreak vulnerabilities. Therefore, the owners of the iPhone and iPad that are waiting for an exploit, it is not necessary to upgrade to the new OS or you want to revert to version 10.1.1, if the device is already updated.
With the release of macOS Sierra 10.12.2 71 Apple has eliminated the vulnerability in macOS, including 17 critical. The other problems allow to cause a denial of service to elevate privileges on the system, including to the level of the root, and cause the leakage of user information.
The developers have also released an updated version of the Safari browser 10.0.2. It fixed a total of 24 vulnerabilities, including a critical 17. Among other problems are eliminated, allowing to compromise a user’s data and leak information.
Due to the high risk of a significant number of vulnerabilities for the users of Apple devices are advised to install the new version as soon as possible.