Apple iOS Update Fixes Cringey iPhone 13 Jailbreak Exploit

It took just 15 seconds to hack the latest, greatest, shiniest iPhone 13 Pro on stage at the Tianfu Cup in October, using a now-fixed iOS kernel bug.

As if the Log4Shell hellscape wasn’t already driving everybody starkers, it’s time to update iOS 15.2 and a crop of other Apple iGadgets, lest your iPhone get taken over by a malicious app that executes arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

To paraphrase one mobile security expert, the iOS 15.2 and iPadOS update – released by Apple on Monday along with updates for macOS, tvOS and watchOS – is as hairy as a Lhasa Apso.

“If log4j wasn’t enough, iOS 15.2 is out and it is wild,” tweeted Zuk Avraham, CEO at ZecOps, which markets a tool for mobile device log analysis. “Many remote and local vulnerabilities. If you care about your iPhone/iPad security you should update soon.”

iOS 15.2 is out and it is wild. Many remote and local security issues. If you care about your iPhone/iPad security you should update soon.

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— Zuk (@ihackbanme) December 14, 2021

Apple’s security updates cover multiple vulnerabilities, including a remote jailbreak exploit chain and a number of

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