The vulnerabilities include three for which exploits have already been seen in the wild.

Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading

November 7, 2020

1 Min Read

Apple has released updates addressing 24 separate vulnerabilities in iOS 14.2 and iPadOS 14.2. The releases were part of a group of seven updates released on Nov. 5 covering products across all Apple hardware families.

Within the batch of vulnerabilities patched in these releases are three zero-day vulnerabilities — those for which an exploit was found in the wild before a patch was available. All three of these zero-days — CVE-2020-27930, CVE-2020-27950, and CVE-2020-27932 — exist in iOS 14.2, iPadOS 14.2, macOS Catalina, and watchOS 5.3.9. Two of the vulnerabilities would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable system; the third would allow a malicious application to disclose the contents of kernel memory.

Apple recommends that all users update their systems as soon as possible.

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