Apple releases iOS 15.3.1 to patch a critical vulnerability

by Jordi Bercial

As we can read in GSM Arena, Apple has already released version 15.3.1 of iOS and iPadOS to fix a critical security vulnerability related to WebKit, something that could pose a significant risk to users of Apple mobile devices. As expected, It will be available for any device that already had iOS 15.

This vulnerability is related to WebKit, allowing a malicious website to execute code on devices such as the iPhone 6 and lateras well as all iPad Pro, iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and lastly, iPod touch 7th generation.

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The impact of this vulnerability is currently unknown, since according to what we read in the article, Apple is aware that this problem could have already been exploited, which implies that this vulnerability would be already in use on some malicious website to try to hunt down Apple users.

We recommend that users of the devices mentioned above update to the latest version of iOS as soon as possible, which has the necessary corrections to not be affected by this security problem.

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Article Writer: Jordi Bercial

Jordi Bercial

Avid technology and electronics enthusiast. I’ve been messing around with computer components almost since I could walk. I started working at Geeknetic after winning a contest on their forum about writing hardware articles. Drift, mechanics and photography lover. Feel free to leave a comment on my articles if you have any questions.