Apple has just released an apple emergency updates to fix serious vulnerabilities found in iOS, iPadOS and watchOS (https://support.apple.com/zh-cn/HT212258). The patches are iOS 14.4.2, iPadOS 14.4.2 and watchOS 7.3.3.
The vulnerability discovered by the Google Threat Analysis Team affects Apple’s WebKit browser engine, and the reason for making it an emergency update is Apple’s claim that the vulnerability is being actively exploited.
Apple’s details are limited, but such vulnerabilities can be used to perform malicious actions, such as directing users to phishing sites.
The fact that Apple has launched iOS 12.5.2 for older devices indicates the severity of this vulnerability, including iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3 and iPod touch (6th generation).
Most importantly, this patch is very important. install now. On iPhone and iPad, launch “Settings” and go to “General”> “Software Update”. For Apple Watch, please enter the Apple Watch app.