Apple released iOS 12.5.7, macOS 11.7.3 and other updates, and older devices such as iPhone 5s can also be upgraded

Thanks to IT Home netizen Qing Huan Sui for the clue delivery!

IT Home news on January 24, Apple released iOS 12.5.7, macOS 11.7.3 and other version updates today,Let older devices like the iPhone 5s get an upgrade.

This update for older devices includes bug fixes and security patches for iOS and macOS Ventura. Apple officially listed at least 14 security issues in the security patch notes, and Apple uses updates to fix the security vulnerabilities of these older devices.

IT Home attaches Apple’s version update for old devices:

  • iOS 12.5.7

  • iOS 15.7.3

  • iPadOS 15.7.3

  • macOS Big Sur 11.7.3

  • macOS Monterey 12.6.3

Careful netizens may notice that iOS 12 jumps directly to iOS 15, because devices that meet the upgrade conditions for iOS 13 can be upgraded to iOS 15.

The oldest device supported by iOS 12.5.7 is the iPhone 5s released in September 2013. The oldest Macs supported by macOS Big Sur are the 2013 MacBook Air, Mac Pro, and MacBook Pro.

Apple officially stated that in this update, some problems in AppleMobileFileIntegrity, curl, dcerpc, DiskArbitration, DriverKit, Intel Graphics Driver, PackageKit, Kernel, Mail Exchange, Maps, Screen Time, Weather, WebKit, and Windows Installer have been fixed.

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