back to article Apple emits macOS, iOS, iPadOS patches for 'exploited' security bugs

Apple has released updates for its mobile and desktop operating systems to patch security holes that may well have been exploited in the wild. On Thursday, the iPhone giant issued macOS Monterey 12.3.1; iOS 15.4.1 and iPadOS 15.4.1; tvOS 15.4.1; and watchOS 8.5.1 to address vulnerabilities in its software. The Monterey …

  1. Anonymous Coward

    Nice to see...

    Apple keeping pace with Microsoft on the Vuln front.

    Competition benefits everyone after all,

  2. Charlie Clark Silver badge

    Nothing yet for Catalina

    Only a Safari update. But nice to see Apple finally picking up the pace on updates.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    > This bug was squashed by performing better user input validation.

    I see this phrase a lot in Apple release notes.

    One would hope that, given such an obvious pattern, Apple would (a) notice it, and (b) proactively examine the code base for other poorly-sanitized inputs. But apparently not.

    1. My other car WAS an IAV Stryker Silver badge

      I would link to XKCD for Little Bobby Tables

      ...but everyone here already knows than one by heart.

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