Apple iOS 12.5.4 released: Major security updates for older iPhones OUT! Check all the devices it supports
Apple iOS 12.5.4 update download: In good news for iPhone users around the world, the Cupertino-based tech giant Apple has decided to drop future iOS updates for a few older iPhones. The new iOS 12.5.4 update for some iPhones and iPad models.
Apple iOS 12.5.4 update download: In good news for iPhone users around the world, the Cupertino-based tech giant Apple has decided to drop future iOS updates for a few older iPhones. The new iOS 12.5.4 update for some iPhones and iPad models. The new update is primarily meant to add important security updates and is recommended for all.
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According to a report from BGR India, these security updates are meant to fix a few vulnerabilities that affect memory corruption and WebKit. The new iOS update fixes the issue wherein a memory corruption issue in the ASN.1 decoder was found. This flaw led to the processing of a “maliciously crafted certificate” which led to arbitrary code execution.
The affected code was removed as part of the update. Then there were two WebKit issues that were dealt with. There were two memory corruption issues that were sorted with better state and memory management. Apple is aware that both these WebKit issues may have been exploited, the report said,
iOS 12.5.4 has started rolling out for the iPhone 5s, the iPhone 6, the iPhone 6 Plus, the iPad Air, the iPad mini 2, the iPad mini 3, and the iPod touch (6th generation). These were the devices that didn’t get the iOS 13 update when it was released.
This comes after the recent iOS 12.5.3 update that was released in May. This update also introduced some security fixes for WebKit issues. Apple is currently on iOS 15, which got introduced at the recently concluded WWDC 2021.
The latest update brings forward tons of new features, including, better notifications panel, the new Focus mode, and new features for FaceTime. There are changes for the Camera app that includes the Live Text feature, Safari browser new features, and loads more.
The report revealed that all this comes along with major security features. iOS 15 will be released for the latest iPhone 12 series, the iPhone 11 series, the iPhone X series, and even the six-year-old iPhone 6S.
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