Apple Releases iOS 12.5.4 To Address Potential Security Issues On Older Devices

With the release of iOS 13, Apple ditched the iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPad Air, iPad Mini 2 and 3, and the 6th generation iPod touch. However, he did not completely forget about them, as the Cupertino-based company released a new update, the iOS 12.5.4 version with which resolve potential security issues.

Apple claims this update was released to address some security issues that could be exploited due to its nature and is only available for all devices that have not been updated to iOS 13 and stayed on iOS 12.

Below we show you all the issues that were detected and that Apple fixed with iOS version 12.5.4:

security

  • Availability: iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3 and iPod touch (6th generation)
  • Impact: Malicious certificate processing can lead to the execution of arbitrary code
  • Description: A memory corruption issue in the ASN.1 decoder was addressed by removing the vulnerable code.
  • CVE-2021-30737: xerub

WebKit

  • Availability: iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3 and iPod touch (6th generation)
  • Impact: Processing malicious web content can lead to the execution of arb itrary code. Apple is aware of a report indicating this problem it may have been actively exploited.
  • Description: A memory corruption issue was corrected with improved state handling.
  • CVE-2021-30761: an anonymous researcher

WebKit

  • Availability: iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3 and iPod touch (6th generation)
  • Impact: Processing malicious web content can lead to the execution of arbitrary code. Apple is aware of a report indicating this problem it may have been actively exploited.
  • Description: An after-use free use issue was addressed by improving memory management.
  • CVE-2021-30762: an anonymous researcher

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