Apple users are being asked to install the latest iOS software that will fix the security problem on iPhone and iPad. The tech giant released iOS 14.2 and iPadOS 14.2 on Friday, which refer to Webkit, the web browser, according to its security support page. the engine used by Safari, Mail, the App Store, and dozens of other iOS apps.
The update addresses a security issue that is described as follows: "Processing maliciously crafted web content can lead to ubiquitous cross-site scripts."
Updates are available for devices such as iPhone 6s and higher, all models of iPad Pro, iPad Air 2 and higher, iPad 5th generation and higher, iPad mini 4 and higher, and iPod touch 7th generation. The top steps you can take to keep your Apple product safe is to keep the software updated, Apple said.
To update your device, go to Settings> General> Software Update and follow the instructions to download and install it.
Please visit the Apple Support website for the full list of available updates.