September 14, 2023

Apple Releases Two Zero-Day Vulnerability Patches for iPhone, iPad, Watch, and Mac

by: Align

Apple released two Zero-Day vulnerability patches for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch users on Monday, September 11th

What are the Vulnerabilities?

iPad, iPhone, and Mac

  • ImageIO
    • Processing a maliciously crafted image may lead to arbitrary code execution. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited.

Apple Watch

  •  Wallet
    • A maliciously crafted attachment may result in arbitrary code execution. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited.

Who is Affected?

  • This affects owners of iPhone 6s (all models), iPhone 7 (all models), iPhone SE (1st generation), iPad Air 2, iPad mini (4th generation), and iPod touch (7th generation). For watch, Apple Watch Series 4 and later, and for macOS Monterey.

What Should You Do?

  • Apple recommends installing the latest patches across your Apple devices.

Additional Information and Cybersecurity Guidance: 

  • Read the full report from Apple here.
  • Familiarize your team with our Service Desk's contact information: 
  • Explore more information on Align Cybersecurity 

Do you have further other cybersecurity concerns? 

If so, we advise you to contact the Align Managed Services team at or via phone at +1 855-IT-ALIGN (1-855-482-5446)

Thank you,

The Align Team

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