iPhone owners need to update: New version closes critical security gap and fixes battery problems

iPhone owners need to update: New version closes critical security gap and fixes battery problems

A few weeks ago, Apple released update 15.4 for iOS. The new version offers several innovations. Among other things, Face ID now works on wearing a mask and there are several new emoji. However, there were also complaints that the battery life has decreased significantly since the patch.

Like Macworld, among others ReportedThe iPhone maker has now got the problem under control with the patch on iOS 15.4.

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Apple: iPhone update also closes critical security gap

iPhone owners should install the new update as soon as possible.

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The Macworld report also reveals that Apple has also closed two critical security holes with the latest patch. These are initially so-called zero-day exploits that were discovered only after they were actively exploited by attackers. For example, hackers can use it to gain information from the operating system.

Apple itself writes that this is more precisely a vulnerability in the AppleAVD component. In theory, attackers could use these to “execute malicious code with kernel rights”. Another vulnerability that was closed with the update allows websites to access sensitive user information.

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