Saturday, December 9, 2023

Now Fix Available for Indian Telugu Character that Crashes Apple Devices

Last week the text bomb bug came to light, that a single Indian Telugu Character that can crash applications on Apple iPhone, Mac or iPad. If the string placed in any text box or any other places it crashes the process.

If you received the character with an application like WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook, etc the application will crash in the continuous loop each and every time you try to start the application.

Apple released a bug fix covering the character sequence issue that causes to crash the application.

They tracked the bug as CVE-2018-4124 and described as memory corruption issue was addressed through improved input validation.

In iOS 11.2.6 along with character sequences bug, they fixed the issues with the third-party apps that could fail to connect to external accessories.

Updates – Indian Telugu Character

tvOS 11.2.6 – Available for Apple TV 4K and Apple TV (4th generation).
watchOS 4.2.3 – Available for All Apple Watch models.
iOS 11.2.6 – Available for iPhone 5s and later, iPad Air and later, and iPod touch 6th generation.
macOS High Sierra 10.13.3 – Available for macOS High Sierra 10.13.3.

The Beta version of iOS 11.3 is already immune to the attack and the users of Telegram and Skype are not affected.


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