APPLE-SA-10-25-2023-3 iOS 15.8 and iPadOS 15.8

iOS 15.8 and iPadOS 15.8 addresses the following issues.
Information about the security content is also available at
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT213990.

Apple maintains a Security Updates page at
https://support.apple.com/HT201222 which lists recent
software updates with security advisories.

Kernel
Available for: iPhone 6s (all models), iPhone 7 (all models), iPhone SE
(1st generation), iPad Air 2, iPad mini (4th generation), and iPod touch
(7th generation)
Impact: An app may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel
privileges. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been
actively exploited against versions of iOS released before iOS 15.7.
Description: An integer overflow was addressed with improved input
validation.
CVE-2023-32434: Félix Poulin-Bélanger, Georgy Kucherin (@kucher1n),
Leonid Bezvershenko (@bzvr_), Boris Larin (@oct0xor), and Valentin
Pashkov of Kaspersky

This update is available through iTunes and Software Update on your
iOS device, and will not appear in your computer’s Software Update
application, or in the Apple Downloads site. Make sure you have an
Internet connection and have installed the latest version of iTunes
from https://www.apple.com/itunes/  iTunes and Software Update on the
device will automatically check Apple’s update server on its weekly
schedule. When an update is detected, it is downloaded and the option
to be installed is presented to the user when the iOS device is
docked. We recommend applying the update immediately if possible.
Selecting Don’t Install will present the option the next time you
connect your iOS device.  The automatic update process may take up to
a week depending on the day that iTunes or the device checks for
updates. You may manually obtain the update via the Check for Updates
button within iTunes, or the Software Update on your device.  To
check that the iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad has been updated:  *
Navigate to Settings * Select General * Select About. The version
after applying this update will be “iOS 15.8 and iPadOS 15.8”.
All information is also posted on the Apple Security Updates
web site: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201222.