High Threat Security Alert (A23-02-11): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Apple iOS and iPadOS
14 February 2023
Apple has released iOS 16.3.1 and iPadOS 16.3.1 to fix the vulnerabilities in various Apple devices. The list of vulnerability information can be found at: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213635
Reports indicate that an arbitrary code execution vulnerability (CVE-2023-23529) is being actively exploited. Users are advised to take immediate action to patch your affected systems to mitigate the elevated risk of cyber attacks.
iPhone 8 and later
iPad 5th generation and later, Air 3rd generation and later, mini 5th generation and later, Pro (all models)
A successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution 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.