AlertsApple Security Advisory

Number: AV21-508
Date: 12 October 2021

On 11 October 2021 Apple published a Security Update to address vulnerabilities in the following products:

  • iOS – versions prior to 15.0.2
  • iPadOS – versions prior to 15.0.2

Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities could allow arbitrary code execution.

Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited.

The Cyber Centre encourages users and administrators to review the following web links and apply the necessary updates.

iOS and iPadOS

https://support.apple.com/en-ca/HT212846

Note to Readers

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