August 12, 2022
iOS 15.3, iPadOS 15.3 Released With Fixes for Safari Security Flaw;  iCloud sync fix reportedly also released


Apple has released iOS 15.3 and iPadOS 15.3 which brings a fix for a critical bug affecting Safari as well as other browsers. The recently announced update is the third major update for iOS 15 that was launched in September last year. The Safari browser bug has affected users on macOS as well. The bug affected browser history on Apple devices running the above operating systems. Separately, Apple is reportedly rolling out a fix for syncing issues in iCloud that affect third-party applications.

according to a blog postApple is releasing the iOS 15.3 and iPadOS 15.3 updates for eligible iPhone and iPad models. The update brings a fix for a critical bug affecting Safari as well as other browsers where browsing history was vulnerable to leaking. The bug was discovered earlier this month and affected users of iOS, iPadOS and macOS. With this bug, attackers can gain access to users’ recent browsing history or even identify the linked Google account.

macOS users could avoid this situation by switching to a third-party browser, but this was not the case for iOS and iPadOS users. with Update For Mac OS As with iOS and iPadOS, the vulnerability can no longer be used to steal browsing history along with the identity details of Safari users. Updates should reach all users automatically over-the-air, however, curious users can check for updates by visiting Adjustment , General , software update,

separately, a report good by 9to5Mac reports that Apple is rolling out a fix to iCloud for its Sync and CloudKit issues affecting third-party applications. some developers have mentioned That Apple fixed the issue, but didn’t elaborate on what the underlying problem was or what caused it. However, Apple acknowledged the issue that users received a “Service Unavailable” message with an error 503 code.

The Cupertino-based giant acknowledged that the error usually occurs when request-throttling is activated for a specific user, but a bug was affecting security that led to a large number of errors. Apple is reportedly still reaching out to third-party app developers, indicating that a fix for the bug may still be released. Apple has yet to publicly acknowledge the bug that affected third-party apps.




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