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Apple Users of certain older iPhone and iPad models should install this security update.

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Apple is urging owners of certain older generations of iPhones, iPads, and iPods to install a new security update.

Apple highlighted the significance of a recently discovered vulnerability discovered by Google’s Threat Analysis Group in a Jan. 23 notice.
According to the tech giant, processing “maliciously crafted web content may result in arbitrary code execution.”

“Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited against iOS versions prior to iOS 15.1,” the company said.
For affected devices, the iOS 12.5.7 update is now available.

The iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, and sixth-generation iPod touch are among the devices.In December, two updates were released: iOS 15.7.2 and iPadOS 15.7.2.

Apple previously stated that the fixes were available for all iPhone 6 and iPhone 7 models, the first generation iPhone SE, all iPad Pro models, the iPad Air 2 and later, the iPad 5th generation and later, and the seventh generation iPod Touch.

To install the update on an iPhone, navigate to Settings, General, and then Software Update.