Apple Releases Security Update for WatchOS

Earlier this week Apple made available a large update for their Apple Watch bringing it’s operating system to version 2 from the previous 1.01 released in May.

Full details of this update are available within this Apple knowledge base article.

The update resolves 36 CVEs (defined) and 2 other issues by updating the Certificate Trust Policy and CoreCrypto.

Noteworthy fixes included are as follows:

Apple Pay, CoreCrypto, CFNetwork, CoreText, dyld (dynamic linker), IOKit, watchOS kernel and libpthread

If you own an Apple Watch, please install the appropriate update as soon as possible following Apple’s directions within this support article.

Thank you.

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