Apple Emergency Updates for iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watch
Apple has released emergency updates for iOS, iPadOS, and watchOS. The updates address a vulnerability in the Apple WebKit browser engine that is reportedly being actively exploited. Users are urged to update to iOS 14.4.2, iPadOS 14.4.2, and watchOS 7.3.3.Apple also released an update for older iPhones, iOS 12.5.2.
Unlike the iOS 14.4.1 update, Apple is telling us this vulnerability is being actively exploited. Push the update to your ADE devices so users will see the prompt to install the update. Expect this update to introduce at least one more Beta version of iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5, so don’t hold off expecting a rapid release of that OS. Additionally iOS 14.5, iPadOS 14.5 introduce a number of changes you’re going to want to review prior to rolling it out.
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ZDNet: Apple releases emergency update for iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watch
Ars Technica: Apple pushes iOS 14.4.2, iPadOS 14.4.2, and watchOS 7.3.3 to supported devices
Apple: About the security content of iOS 14.4.2 and iPadOS 14.4.2
Apple: About the security content of iOS 12.5.2