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.
“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.
— Zuk (@ihackbanme) December 14, 2021
Apple’s security updates cover multiple vulnerabilities, including a remote jailbreak exploit chain and a number of