Apple Released iOS 10.3.3 Update with Bug Fixes and Security Improvement for Wi-Fi


Apple has released iOS 10.3.3 as free over-the-air update available to all users with compatible iOS device including iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. According to release note, iOS 10.3.3 update focuses on bug fixes, security enhancements and other minor improvements for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The download size of iOS 10.3.3 update roughly 80 -1 00MB, vary based on the device and carrier.

iOS 10.3.3 update

You can install iOS 10.3.3 by connecting iOS device to iTunes or download via Settings app > General > Software Update. Refer to Apple Support site [Update the iOS software on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch] for more detail.

iOS 10.3.3 update is available for the following iOS devices:

  • iPhone 5 and later
  • iPad 4th generation and later
  • iPad mini 2 and later
  • iPod touch 6th generation and later.

Significant security patch included in iOS 10.3.3 is fixed the major vulnerability (CVE-2017-9417) that would have allowed attackers to execute code on device’s Broadcom BCM4354, 4358 and 4359 Wi-Fi chip, which could let them seize control of the device. CVE-2017-9417 was first publicized in an Android security bulletin, previously addressed in iOS 10.3.1 as well.

Wi-Fi
Available for: iPhone 5 and later, iPad 4th generation and later, and iPod touch 6th generation
Impact: An attacker within range may be able to execute arbitrary code on the Wi-Fi chip
Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved memory handling.
CVE-2017-9417: Nitay Artenstein of Exodus Intelligence

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