Apple Downplays Active Exploitation Of iOS Mail Bugs In iPhones And iPads

Researchers have recently caught multiple security bugs in Apple iOS Mail that risk iPhones and iPads. While the researchers believe that the cybercriminals are actively exploiting the bugs, Apple denies any such exploitation. Patch to arrive soon.

Reportedly, researchers from ZecOps have found numerous Apple iOS Mail bugs that threaten Apple devices. Stating the details of the vulnerabilities in a post, the researchers hinted towards the exploitation of the bugs in the wild.

For a successful attack, an adversary merely had to send a maliciously crafted email to the target Apple user. The email in the victim’s mailbox would then trigger the bugs in the context of the relevant mail application in the iOS: Mail App on iOS 12 or Maild on iOS 13.

Regarding the vulnerability, the researchers stated,

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