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Security Update:Apple has released security updates to address a HomeKit vulnerability in iOS and tvOS

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 13:37

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Apple users

WHAT HAPPENED?

Apple has released security updates to address a HomeKit vulnerability in iOS and tvOS.

 

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancements and affected software refer to:

 

AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Apple TV 4K and Apple TV (4th generation)
  • iPhone 5s and later, iPad Air and later, and iPod touch 6th generation.

 

WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of affected HomeKit-connected devices.

 

HOW DO I PROTECT MY COMPUTER?

Update your software

  1. If IT Field Services or you have other IT support, no action on your part is required.
  2. If you do not have IT support, for update information refer to refer to Apple’s Security Updates listed above

 

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