About the security content of iOS 12.4.1


# About the security content of iOS 12.4.1 This document describes the security content of iOS 12.4.1. ## About Apple security updates For our customers' protection, Apple doesn't disclose, discuss, or confirm security issues until an investigation has occurred and patches or releases are available. Recent releases are listed on the [Apple security updates](<https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201222>) page. Apple security documents reference vulnerabilities by [CVE-ID](<http://cve.mitre.org/about/>) when possible. For more information about security, see the [Apple Product Security](<https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201220>) page. ![](/library/content/dam/edam/applecare/images/en_US/mac_apps/itunes/divider.png) ## iOS 12.4.1 Released August 26, 2019 **Kernel** Available for: iPhone 5s and later, iPad Air and later, and iPod touch 6th generation Impact: A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges Description: A use after free issue was addressed with improved memory management. CVE-2019-8605: Ned Williamson working with Google Project Zero ![](/library/content/dam/edam/applecare/images/en_US/mac_apps/itunes/divider.png) ## Additional recognition **Kernel** We would like to acknowledge @Pwn20wnd, Ahmed Aldeab (@AldeabAhmed) for their assistance. Entry updated September 17, 2019 Information about products not manufactured by Apple, or independent websites not controlled or tested by Apple, is provided without recommendation or endorsement. Apple assumes no responsibility with regard to the selection, performance, or use of third-party websites or products. Apple makes no representations regarding third-party website accuracy or reliability. [Contact the vendor](<http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2693>) for additional information. Published Date: September 17, 2019

Affected Software

CPE Name Name Version
ios 12.4.1