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iOS 12.5.2

iOS 12.5.2 is a security update and Apple recommend it for all users of devices that can be updated to iOS 12.5 - iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, and iPod touch (6th generation).

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TL:DR— Install right away. Security fixes.

Step by step instructions

  • Open 'Software Update' from 'Settings -> General'
  • Download and install, a restart is required and it takes some time
Screenshot - iPhone 5s update screen
Screenshot - iPhone 5s update notification

Security Fixes

  • Available for: iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, and iPod touch (6th generation)
  • Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to universal cross site scripting. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited.
  • Description: This issue was addressed by improved management of object lifetimes.
  • CVE-2021-1879: Clement Lecigne of Google Threat Analysis Group and Billy Leonard of Google Threat Analysis Group

Confirming the iPhone, iPod touch or iPad has been updated

  • Navigate to 'Settings'
  • Select 'General'
  • Select About
  • Software Version will be '12.5.2'

See also: About the security content of iOS 12.5.2