High Threat Security Alert (A23-05-10): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Apple iOS and iPadOS
19 May 2023
Apple has released iOS 15.7.6, iOS 16.5, iPadOS 15.7.6 and iPadOS 16.5 to fix the vulnerabilities in various Apple devices. The list of vulnerability information can be found at: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213757 https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213765
Reports indicate that multiple vulnerabilities (CVE-2023-28204, CVE-2023-32373 and CVE-2023-32409) are being actively exploited. Users are advised to take immediate action to patch your affected systems to mitigate the elevated risk of cyber attacks.
iPhone 6s and later, SE (1st generation)
iPad 5th generation and later, Air 2 and later, mini (4th generation) and later, Pro (all models)
iPod touch (7th generation)
Depending on the vulnerability exploited, a successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution, denial of service, information disclosure, privilege escalation, security restriction bypass or tampering on an affected device.
Apple has released new version of iOS and iPadOS to address the issue.
The updates can be obtained through the auto-update mechanism. Users of affected systems should follow the recommendations provided by the product vendor and take immediate actions to mitigate the risk.