Apple Releases Mitigations to Meltdown for iOS, macOS, and tvOS

Discussion in 'HardForum Tech News' started by DooKey, Jan 5, 2018.

  1. DooKey

    DooKey [H]ard DCOTM x4

    Apr 25, 2001
    Apple has confirmed that all Mac systems and iOS devices are affected by Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. At this time they have released mitigations to iOS 11.2, mac OS 10.13.2, and tvOS 11.2 to mitigate the risk of Meltdown on those OS. They plan to release mitgations in the coming days for their browser, Safari. If you haven't updated the aformentioned OS then you might want to do so before exploits are out in the wild.

    Since exploiting many of these issues requires a malicious app to be loaded on your Mac or iOS device, we recommend downloading software only from trusted sources such as the App Store. Apple has already released mitigations in iOS 11.2, macOS 10.13.2, and tvOS 11.2 to help defend against Meltdown.
  2. aaronmac3232

    aaronmac3232 n00b

    Oct 16, 2004
    I'm not seeing any updates available on iOS yet. Has anyone else gotten it yet?
  3. BloodyIron

    BloodyIron 2[H]4U

    Jul 11, 2005
    At least they're not denying it! Nice!