Security News Apple fixes two new iOS zero-days exploited in attacks on iPhones

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Apple released emergency security updates to fix two iOS zero-day vulnerabilities that were exploited in attacks on iPhones.

"Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been exploited," the company said in an advisory issued on Tuesday.

The two bugs were found in the iOS Kernel (CVE-2024-23225) and RTKit (CVE-2024-23296), both allowing attackers with arbitrary kernel read and write capabilities to bypass kernel memory protections.

The company says it addressed the security flaws for devices running iOS 17.4, iPadOS 17.4, iOS 16.76, and iPad 16.7.6 with improved input validation.

The list of impacted Apple devices is quite extensive, and it includes:
 

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