Apple iPhone users did not know it until a fix was disseminated, but a bug could have been made. This is revealed by Google Project Zero (via Apple Insider), the company's security team that discovers bugs and vulnerabilities. Project Zero, a bug has not been published until 90 days have expired, or a fix has been sent. In this case, Apple sent out a fix for this bug in the iOS 12.3 update. Apple News +, AirPlay2, and a redesigned TV app.
The problem with the malformed message is that the phone is expecting a message make sure it is included. Because the code is not included, on the iPhone the message loads, crashes and reloads. This cycle repeats until the phone stops displaying the user interface and does not recognize inputs. A hard reset does not fix things and the phone is rendered unusable once it is unlocked. IPhone:
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5, the "Effective Power bug" caused iPhones to crash when a specific iMessage was received. When rebooted, the messages app would fail to work. The malicious part of the iMessage was a string of Arabic characters that could not be separated correctly in iOS.
"… on." (19659008) "… on This issue is in Springboard Receiving this message is going to Springboard to crash and respawn repeatedly, causing the phone to become unusable as soon as it is unlocked. "- post on Google Zero website
The only way to fix the phone is to reboot ] Even though Apple has fixed the current issue, something similar seems to pop up every so often. So make sure your iPhone is always running the latest version of iOS and that you back up your data often. This way, if you're ready to reset your iPhone, you may have