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Apple Releases iOS 11.2.2 To Deal With Spectre Vulnerability

Apple Releases iOS 11.2.2 To Deal With Spectre Vulnerability Apple Releases iOS 11.2.2 To Deal With Spectre Vulnerability
Mandy Jefferson | 09 January, 2018, 00:35

Few further details are available on the updates, although Apple's description indicates the objective of the updates is to protect against Spectre attacks. The update contains a fix for the Spectre flaw and is recommended for all users.

IOS 11.2.2 contains some critical security fixes for two risky vulnerabilities discovered in a wide range of computer hardware. Today the firm has released a trio of security updates aimed at protecting Safari and WebKit against the Spectre attack. However, Apple assured users by saying that there are "no known exploits" that can actually impact users at this time.

Meltdown and Spectre are two vulnerabilities that affect nearly all modern processors.

Spectre is one of two major CPU flaws (the other being Meltdown) that affect devices with processors from Intel, AMD, and ARM.

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While the Cupertino tech giant acknowledged the two vulnerabilities in a support document published Thursday, it also noted that it had already issued patches that mitigated the effects of Meltdown in iOS 11.2, macOS 10.13.2 and tvOS 11.2, which were released in December 2017.

macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 addresses the "Spectre" vulnerability which gathered traction last week. All compatible machines can download the supplemental update for free from the Mac App Store, and a Safari 11.0.2 update is available for Macs running OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 and macOS Sierra 10.12.6. On the iPad front, iOS 11 works with iPads as old as the iPad mini 2 and iPad Air.

The patches are available via the software update features on iOS and macOS.

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