San Francisco: Tech large Apple has rubbished the allegation of evading the customers’ privateness controls, and mentioned that it has fastened a possible privateness vulnerability with iOS 16.3 and different updates.
Earlier this month, a report had talked about that Apple Maps contained a safety flaw that may have enabled an app to avoid a person’s privateness settings, stories AppleInsider.
However, now, the iPhone maker has claimed no apps took benefit of the flaw.
“Last week, we issued an advisory for a privacy vulnerability that could only be exploited from unsandboxed apps on macOS. The codebase that we fixed is shared by iOS and iPadOS, tvOS, and watchOS, so the fix and advisory was propagated to those operating systems as well, despite the fact that they were never at risk,” Apple was quoted as saying.
“A report also incorrectly suggested an iOS app was exploiting this or another vulnerability to bypass user control over location data,” it added.
The firm additional talked about that it investigated the allegation which concluded that the “app was not circumventing user controls through any mechanism.”
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