Apple releases iOS 15.0.2 with some Find My fixes


Apple released iOS 15.0.2 on Monday, and it has some major bug fixes, including a few that are specific to Find My. For iPad and iPhone, it also fixes a security flaw that Apple says may already be under attack, so update ASAP. Attributed to an anonymous researcher, CVE-2021-30883 could allow an attacker to exploit IOMobileFrameBuffer to “execute arbitrary code with core permissions” and take over your device.

On my iPhone 12 Mini the update clocks at 531.1 MB.

Here are the patch notes from Apple:

This update fixes bug fixes for your iPhone:

Photos saved in your library from Messages may be deleted after removing the associated thread or message

iPhone Leather Wallet with MagSafe may not connect Find My

AirTag may not appear on the Find My Items tab

CarPlay may not open audio apps or disconnect during playback

Device recovery or update may fail when using Finder or iTunes for iPhone 13 models

iPadOS 15.0.2 is also out. Here is what is included in it, according to 9 to 5Mac:

Photos saved in your library from Messages may be deleted after removing the associated thread or message

AirTag may not appear on the Find My Items tab

Device recovery or update may fail when using Finder or iTunes for iPad mini (6th generation)

Apple released iOS 15 on September 20 and already updated it once to iOS 15.0.1 to fix an issue where people could not use their Apple Watch to unlock their iPhone 13 while wearing a mask. Apple is also testing iOS 15.1 in beta, which currently includes features like SharePlay, support for adding a COVID-19 vaccination card to Apple Wallet, and new iPhone 13 Pro camera features.

Apple also released watchOS 8.0.1 on Monday. According to Apple, here’s what’s fixed:

The software update’s progress may not be accurate for some Apple Watch Series 3 users

Accessibility settings may not have been available for some Apple Watch Series 3 users

Source: The Verge

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