Google two years ago, set up a focus on Zero Day vulnerabilities in the Zero Project team. Recently, the team found a loophole in Apple's X OS and iOS. This may result in the latest version of the operating system to upgrade the attacker's rights, access to root permissions.
In June this year, the Project Zero team Ian · Bill (Ian Beer) reported the vulnerability to apple. Apple then put forward, in the Google team before the public disclosure of vulnerabilities, giving the company 60 days to solve the time. Google initially rejected this request, but the deadline for the final agreement to disclose the vulnerability is September 21st.
However, before the deadline, apple provides a fix patch does not solve this problem successfully. In fact, apple eventually spent nearly 5 months to solve the problem. X 10.12.1 OS released this week and last week released a version of the iOS 10.1, the system kernel to join these fixes.
In September 20th, apple X OS 10.12 provided by the “ emergency repair ”. Apple said the emergency repair to ease the impact of the problem, but can not completely solve the problem. In October 3rd, apple in the OS 10.12.1 beta Mac 3 version to try a more effective repair program, and this program is also released two days ago.