April 19, 2024

Apple releases repair for iPhone 15 Professional heating subject

  • The iOS 17.0.3 replace weighs round 430MB in dimension (might range based mostly on mannequin) and is rolling to all eligible iPhones worldwide.
  • Whereas there have been speculations about {hardware} points, probably circling across the extra highly effective A17 Professional processor or titanium elements for the heating subject, Apple’s current assertion attributed this to a software program subject.
  • That is alongside when utilizing USB-C chargers. 
  • This new replace comes after Apple had beforehand launched a patch to repair the info switch issues skilled by a couple of customers.
  • As for beta, Apple is at the moment within the beta testing section for the iOS 17.1 replace and this could make its strategy to most of the people very quickly.

In an replace outlining the safety fixes inside this patch, Apple recognized two vulnerabilities, which have been mounted for iOS and iPadOS. Among the many two, the primary was a kernel exploit that could possibly be exploited by an attacker with native entry to the gadget. Apple talked about that it “might have been actively exploited in opposition to variations of iOS previous to iOS 16.6.” 

The second repair is concerning a libvpx bug, which beforehand raised issues flagged by CISA. This doubtlessly allowed a distant takeover of the gadget. This libvpx bug was not too long ago patched in functions like Chrome and Firefox.

Downgrading from iOS 17 to iOS 16 is now not doable

Whereas the repair to the heating points apart, following the discharge of iOS 17.0.3, Apple has stopped signing iOS 16.1.1, iOS 17, and iOS 17.0.1, thereby stopping iPhone customers from downgrading to any of the older software program variations. Nevertheless, Apple is continuous to signal iOS 17.0.2 for now. 

This isn’t something new as Apple often stops signing older iOS releases over time to stop customers from downgrading to earlier software program variations.