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Apple releases the official version of iOS 14.8/iPadOS 14.8: fixes major security vulnerabilities

Today, Apple pushed the iOS/iPadOS 14.8 official version update to iPhone and iPad users, the version number is 18H17.

Apple will hold an autumn conference at 1:00 am tomorrow to release new products such as the iPhone 13 series of mobile phones. Subsequently, it will push the official version of iOS 15/iPadOS 15 to all users.

Apple releases the official version of iOS 14.8/iPadOS 14.8: fixes major security vulnerabilities

iOS 14.8/iPadOS 14.8 update content:

The update log of Apple iPhone shows that this time an important security update is provided, and it is recommended that all users install it.

According to the New York Times, Citizen Lab notified Apple of a new iMessage vulnerability last week, the target of which was Apple’s image rendering library. The vulnerability is called “FORCEDENTRY”, it can use Pegasus spyware to infect iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac, etc., in addition to allowing access to text messages, phone calls and e-mail, the attacker can also access the camera and microphone. This vulnerability avoids the iMessage protection measure “BlastDoor” set by Apple when it launched iOS 14. BlastDoor is a sandbox security system designed to prevent some exploitable vulnerabilities. According to reports, iOS/iPadOS 14.8 released today fixes the “FORCEDENTRY” vulnerability, but Apple did not point out this in the update log.

Devices supported by iOS 14.8/iPadOS 14.8:

iPhone: iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro/Pro Max, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro/Pro Max, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus , IPhone 6s/6s Plus, iPhone SE/SE 2;

Apple releases the official version of iOS 14.8/iPadOS 14.8: fixes major security vulnerabilities

iPad: iPad Pro 1/2/3/4/5 (12.9), iPad Pro 1/2/3 (11), iPad Pro (10.5), iPad Pro (9.7), iPad Air 2/3/4, iPad 5 /6/7/8, iPad mini 4/5;

Apple releases the official version of iOS 14.8/iPadOS 14.8: fixes major security vulnerabilities

How to upgrade iOS 14.8/iPadOS 14.8:

method one:

Open “Settings”-“General” on the device, and check for updates in “Software Update”.

Method Two:

One-key flashing of Aisi Assistant: Open the PC terminal of Aisi Assistant, and connect the iOS device to the computer. On the “One-key Refresh” page of Aisi Assistant, select iOS 14.8, check the “Retain user information and refresh” option, click “Renew now” and wait patiently for the completion of the refresh.

Apple releases the official version of iOS 14.8/iPadOS 14.8: fixes major security vulnerabilities

Tips: For users who have upgraded to the iOS 15 beta version, if you want to experience iOS 14.8, you need to perform the downgrade operation through a regular quick flashing. The data cannot be retained during the downgrade process, otherwise problems will easily occur. You can use the Aisi Assistant classification backup function in advance Backup data.

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