Since the bug fixed by iOS 15.4.1 is already known to bad actors – the clock is ticking. You have to head to the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad, then go to General > Software Update to download and install the latest version of the operating system.
According to AppleThe vulnerability was discovered by an “anonymous researcher”. Apple described the flaw in the notes accompanying the software update, saying that “an application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited.” It is common for companies to be vague about zero-day flaws as over-disclosure of the issue may inform other bad actors about the existence of the vulnerability. More details are likely to emerge after Apple makes sure that most iPhone and iPad owners have updated and protects them from cyber attack.
And protecting yourself from this iOS flaw isn’t the only reason to update your iPhone or iPad.
Apple says iOS 15.4.1 will fix an issue that caused battery life to drain faster than expected. following Update to iOS 15.4Which was released a few weeks ago and offered the ability to use facial recognition with Face ID while wearing a face covering or mask, some iPhone and iPad owners have complained about their battery life running out faster than before.
With the arrival of iOS 15.4.1, Apple says this issue should be completely fixed.
“The update includes the following bug fixes for your iPhone: The battery may drain faster than expected after updating to iOS 15.4,” Apple claims in its release notes.
However, it should be noted that battery drain may still be an issue for the first few days after updating your iPhone or iPad to the latest operating system version. After a major update, your iPhone will analyze your photo library to create AI organized photo albums. Applications may also update and rebuild their icon libraries. This process drains the battery, which is why it is not fair to judge your device’s battery life during the first 48 hours.
Apple warned the customer about this fact from their customer service account. In a tweet to the iPhone owner, the company said, “Thank you for reaching out to us! We’re happy to help. It’s normal for your apps and features to need to be modified up to 48 hours after an update. Let us reach out to you in a direct message if this issue is still there after that time even.” We can help you look into this in more detail.”
iOS 15.4.1 and iPadOS 15.4.1 are available to download and install today.