New Security Updates Fix First Apple Zero-Day Vulnerability of the Year

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By Laura Libeer

⚡ TL;DR | Go Straight to the Apple Vulnerability Audit Report

Apple has released a series of security updates addressing among others its first zero-day vulnerability of 2024 affecting iOS, macOS, and tvOS. When successfully exploited, these flaws could lead to arbitrary code execution. We have added a new report to Lansweeper to help you locate vulnerable devices.

Apple Vulnerability CVE-2024-23222

The security updates Apple released address a wide array of issues and bugs, but the main concern is with the zero-day vulnerability tracked as CVE-2024-23222 that affects iOS, macOS, and tvOS. It is a type confusion bug that may already have been exploited. But no further details about the nature of possible exploits have been released.

If successfully exploited the issue could allow an attacker to achieve arbitrary code execution when processing maliciously crafted web content. This could compromise sensitive data, disrupt operations, or even cause crashes

Update Vulnerable Apple Devices

Apple has released security updates for iOS, iPadOS, multiple versions of macOS, watchOS, tvOS, and Safari. You can find an overview of all patches on Apple’s security page as well as more information on how to get the latest security updates. You can also find all fixed versions listed below.

Name and information linkAvailable for
iOS 17.3 and iPadOS 17.3iPhone XS and later, iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2nd generation and later, iPad Pro 10.5-inch, iPad Pro 11-inch 1st generation and later, iPad Air 3rd generation and later, iPad 6th generation and later, and iPad mini 5th generation and later
iOS 16.7.5 and iPadOS 16.7.5iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPad 5th generation, iPad Pro 9.7-inch, and iPad Pro 12.9-inch 1st generation
iOS 15.8.1 and iPadOS 15.8.1iPhone 6s (all models), iPhone 7 (all models), iPhone SE (1st generation), iPad Air 2, iPad mini (4th generation), and iPod touch (7th generation)
macOS Sonoma 14.3macOS Sonoma
macOS Ventura 13.6.4macOS Ventura
macOS Monterey 12.7.3macOS Monterey
Safari 17.3macOS Monterey and macOS Ventura
watchOS 10.3Apple Watch Series 4 and later
tvOS 17.3Apple TV HD and Apple TV 4K (all models)

Discover Vulnerable Apple Devices

Our technical team has created a new audit report to help you locate vulnerable Apple devices in your network. This way you have an actionable list of iOS, iPadOS, and macOS devices that are at risk and still need the new updates. You can get the report via the link below. As always, you can also check the version of your Safari installs with the Safari Version Audit report.

Apple iOS/iPadOS 17.3 and MacOS 14.3 Audit Report

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