More vulnerabilities found in Apple devices

Lewis Goor
Monday 10 April 2023

Although our latest blog regarding vulnerabilities in Apple was only last month, more security updates have been released for various Apple products to mitigate multiple vulnerabilities which could leave systems open to cyber attacks. Use this guidance to learn more about the vulnerabilities, if you’re affected, and what you need to do. 

About these updates 

Apple have brought out security updates to patch multiple vulnerabilities across iOS and iPadOS, macOS Ventura as well as Safari.

Both of the vulnerabilities fixed in these updates are zero-days, which means that the vulnerabilities were available to exploit without any patches to mitigate it. Apple have now released updates to fix these issues. These can be seen below.

Who is affected? 

These security updates are available on the following devices and applications: 

  • iPhone 8 and newer
  • All models of iPad Pro
  • iPad Air version 3 and newer
  • iPad starting with 5th generation
  • iPad mini starting with 5th generation
  • Safari (for Big Sur and Monterey)
  • macOS Ventura

This list is also available on Apple’s security updates page.

What you need to do 

Apple has released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities. We have alerted those in an IT support role at the University who may have already been in touch. 

If you own any of the devices or use any of the applications listed above, update them as soon as possible. 

If your device was bought through your school, please discuss this with your Computing Officer. 

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