In addition to teasing the world with a glimpse of subscriptions services for newspapers and magazines, gaming, and video entertainment, Apple on Monday released iOS 12.2, which patches 51 security vulnerabilities.
The fruit-themed company's fixes cover some serious flaws and should be applied as soon as possible.
Apple fixed some really serious bugs in iOS 12.2.
Once again, this raises the question of whether Apple should tie their security patch schedule to major media events.
— Alex Stamos (@alexstamos) March 25, 2019
Among the most troubling vulnerabilities is a ReplayKit API flaw (CVE-2019-8566) that allows a malicious application to access the microphone on an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch without the authorization or awareness of the user.