Props to Google Project Zero for finding the vulnerabilities that lead to these Apple security updates.

The updates are available for these older devices »

  • iPad Air
  • iPad mini 2
  • iPad mini 3
  • 6th gen iPod touch
  • iPhone 5s
  • iPhone 6
  • iPhone 6 Plus

Roman Loyola at Macworld writes »

Apple on Thursday released a security update for iOS 12 and macOS Mojave, High Sierra and Sierra. According to the release notes for the Mac and iOS, the update is described as follows:

Impact: A remote attacker may be able to cause unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

Description: An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved input validation.

CVE-2019-8641: Samuel Groß and Natalie Silvanovich of Google Project Zero

The update is for iOS 12 devices that cannot upgrade to iOS 13, macOS Mojave 10.14.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, and macOS Sierra 10.12.6.

More at Macworld »

More about these security updates from » 9to5Mac, MacRumors, Apple Insider, The Mac Observer, The Mac Observer (again)