iOS 11.1 Final ChangeLog complete.

After the release of iOS 11.2 Beta 1, the developers at Apple has finally released the full and final version of iOS 11.1. Here we are with the Change Log of this latest iOS version. Along with all the new addition of emoji’s and much more for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

iOS 11.1 ChangeLog:

Check out everything new, improved and fixed in iOS 11.1.

Emoji

  • Over 70 new emoji characters including new food types, animals, mythical creatures, clothing options, more expressive smiley faces, gender-neutral characters and more

Photos

  • Resolves an issue that could cause some photos to appear blurry
  • Addresses an issue that could cause Live Photo effects to playback slowly
  • Fixes an issue that could cause some photos to not display in the People album when restoring from an iCloud Backup
  • Fixes an issue that could impact performance when swiping between screenshots

iOS 11.1 final

Accessibility

  • Improves braille support for Grade 2 input
  • Improves VoiceOver access to multi-page PDFs
  • Improves VoiceOver rotor actions for announcing incoming notifications
  • Improves VoiceOver rotor actions menu when removing an app from the App Switcher
  • Fixes an issue for some users where alternative keys would not display when using VoiceOver with Touch Typing
  • Fixes an issue where VoiceOver rotor would always return to default action in Mail
  • Fixes an issue where VoiceOver rotor would not delete messages

Other improvements & fixes

  • Adds back support for accessing the app switcher by pressing on edge of display with 3D Touch
  • Fixes an issue that caused cleared Mail notifications to reappear on Lock screen
  • Fixes an issue in enterprise environments that prevented data from being moved between managed apps
  • Fixes an issue with some 3rd-party GPS accessories that caused inaccuracies in location data
  • Resolves an issue where settings for Heart Rate notifications were appearing in Apple Watch app (1st generation)
  • Fixes an issue where app icons were not appearing in notifications on Apple Watch

Released October 31, 2017

CoreText

Available for: iPhone 5s and later, iPad Air and later, and iPod touch 6th generation

Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted text file may lead to an unexpected application termination

Description: A denial of service issue was addressed through improved memory handling.

CVE-2017-13849: Ro of SavSec

Kernel

Available for: iPhone 5s and later, iPad Air and later, and iPod touch 6th generation

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2017-13799: an anonymous researcher

Messages

Available for: iPhone 5s and later, iPad Air and later, and iPod touch 6th generation

Impact: A person with physical access to an iOS device may be able to access photos from the lock screen

Description: A lock screen issue allowed access to photos via Reply With Message on a locked device. This issue was addressed with improved state management.

CVE-2017-13844: Miguel Alvarado of iDeviceHelp INC

Siri

Available for: iPhone 5s and later, iPad Air and later, and iPod touch 6th generation

Impact: A person with physical access to an iOS device may be able to use Siri to read notifications of content that is set not to be displayed at the lock screen

Description: An issue existed with Siri permissions. This was addressed with improved permission checking.

CVE-2017-13805: an anonymous researcher

StreamingZip

Available for: iPhone 5s and later, iPad Air and later, and iPod touch 6th generation

Impact: A malicious zip file may be able modify restricted areas of the file system

Description: A path handling issue was addressed with improved validation.

CVE-2017-13804: @qwertyoruiopz at KJC Research Intl. S.R.L.

UIKit

Available for: iPhone 5s and later, iPad Air and later, and iPod touch 6th generation

Impact: Characters in a secure text field might be revealed

Description: The characters in a secure text field were revealed during focus change events. This issue was addressed through improved state management.

CVE-2017-7113: an anonymous researcher, Duraiamuthan Harikrishnan of Tech Mahindra, Ricardo Sampayo of Bemo Ltd

WebKit

Available for: iPhone 5s and later, iPad Air and later, and iPod touch 6th generation

Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution

Description: Multiple memory corruption issues were addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2017-13784: Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero

CVE-2017-13783: Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero

CVE-2017-13785: Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero

CVE-2017-13788: xisigr of Tencent’s Xuanwu Lab (tencent.com)

CVE-2017-13802: Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero

CVE-2017-13792: Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero

CVE-2017-13795: Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero

CVE-2017-13798: Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero

CVE-2017-13796: Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero

CVE-2017-13794: Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero

CVE-2017-13793: Hanul Choi working with Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative

CVE-2017-13791: Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero

CVE-2017-13803: chenqin (陈钦) of Ant-financial Light-Year Security

Wi-Fi

Available for: iPhone 7 and later, and iPad Pro 9.7-inch (early 2016) and later

Impact: An attacker in Wi-Fi range may force nonce reuse in WPA clients (Key Reinstallation Attacks – KRACK)

Description: A logic issue existed in the handling of state transitions. This was addressed with improved state management.

CVE-2017-13080: Mathy Vanhoef of the imec-DistriNet group at KU Leuven

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