The vulnerability in the iOS and iPadOS Mail app reported by the security company ZecOps this week (and which could lead to hackers to take control of an iPhone or iPad using the app) is not so critical. This has been assured by Apple, which will be working on a patch for iOS 13.4.5 and iPadOS 13.4.5.
Those in Cupertino spoke to Mark Gurman of Bloomberg, who says the apple company has taken the report seriously, as they do with all threats.
Apple responds to ZecOps report on Mail app vulnerabilities, says it doesn't pose immediate risk and software update coming. pic.twitter.com/z4ExrmVfK8
Mark Gurman (@markgurman)
April 24, 2020
Based on the information provided, we have concluded that these problems do not pose an immediate risk to our users. The researcher identified three problems in Mail, but by themselves they are not enough to breach the security protections of the iPhone and iPad, and we have found no evidence to suggest that they were used against our clients, Apple says.
ZecOps He had claimed the opposite, and, moreover, claimed that individual American businessmen and European journalists had been victims of these attacks.
According to the German portal Der Spiegel, the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) warned of the minimal possibility that hackers can read, edit and delete emails from the Mail app.
Original article published in Macwelt.