Yesterday, Apple released an emergency update for iOS devices, fixing a critical code execution vulnerability in the Wi-Fi chip that ships with iPhones and iPads. Today, we learned that this vulnerability actually affects all devices that using a particular Broadcom Wi-Fi chip. If an attacker can get within wireless range of affected devices, he could exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code on the device. Watch today’s video for a quick summary of the issue, and if you’re and iOS user, upgrade immediately.
Episode Runtime: 2:26
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BK-m93Fpr6E
- Apple releases emergency iOS update from Broadcom flaw – Apple
- Broadcom Wi-Fi chip vulnerability affects many mobile devices and tablets – The Register
- Google researchers detail vulnerabilities in Broadcom’s Wi-Fi SoC – Blogspot