iOS 15.7 Problems, Bugs Fixed, Features (Available Now)

ios 15.7 update

iOS 15.7 update

Apple has released iOS 15.7 build number 19H12, alongside the first public version of iOS 16. It’s a security update, recommended for all users. Check out the common problems, bugs fixed and ask for help if needed!

iOS 15.7 Features

This update doesn’t include any spectacular new features. Nevertheless, it brings security improvements that are also included in iOS 16.

Practically, Apple allows you to keep your iPhone secure without forcing you to update to the newest iOS generation if you don’t feel ready.

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Any other changes spotted are listed here:

  • To be updated! (Please contribute in the comments.)
  • Tip: You can check the security content of this update over here.

iOS 15.7 Problems

Issues reported for this version are listed below:

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iOS 15.7 Bugs Fixed

Common problems reported in iOS 15.6.1 and iOS 15.6 which have been fixed by this update are mentioned below:

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Security Fixes

Vulnerabilities patched by this release are listed below:

  • 1. Contacts: “An app may be able to bypass Privacy preferences”
  • 2. Kernel: “An app may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges” / “An app may be able to disclose kernel memory”
  • 3. Maps: “An app may be able to read sensitive location information”
  • 4. MediaLibrary: “A user may be able to elevate privileges”
  • 5. Safari: “Visiting a malicious website may lead to address bar spoofing”
  • 6. Safari Extensions: “A website may be able to track users through Safari web extensions”
  • 7. Shortcuts: “A person with physical access to an iOS device may be able to access photos from the lock screen”
  • 8. WebKit: “Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution”.
  • Tip: For more details please read the iOS 15.7 security content.

iOS 15.7 Release Date

Apple has released this minor iOS 15 update alongside iOS 16, today, Monday, September 12.
ios 16 release date september 12

iOS 15.7 RC

The Release Candidate with the same build number 19H12, was available for beta testers since last week.

iPhones and iPads required the iOS 15 Configuration Profile to be installed for iOS 15.7 RC to show up in Settings -> General -> Software Update.

Update: This release is now available for the general public too, which means that iPhone and iPad won’t need a beta profile to get it.

Have you updated to iOS 15.7? Did you spot any changes? What about bug fixes or new problems. Use the comments to share your feedback.

Related: Apple has also seeded iOS 16 (20A362), watchOS 9 (20R361), tvOS 16 (20J373), iPadOS 15.7 (19H12) and macOS 12.6 (21G115).