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Apple releases watchOS 7.6.1 with ‘important security updates’ for Apple Watch - 9to5Mac

Apple releases watchOS 7.6.1 with ‘important security updates’ for Apple Watch - 9to5Mac
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Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited.

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2021-30807: an anonymous researcher

Three days ago, Apple also released iOS 14.7.1 and macOS Big Sur 11.5.1. All of these versions brought ‘important security updates’ .

With iOS 14.7.1, Apple introduced a bug affecting the integration between iPhone and iPad, which Apple explained in a support document: 

Apple promised an update for this issue last week, and that is what has rolled out to iPhone users. Apple wrote in the release notes: 

For macOS Big Sur 11.5.1, it fixed an IOMobileFrameBuffer flaw that could have been actively exploited to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

IOMobileFrameBuffer

Available for: macOS Big Sur

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited.
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