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Apple iOS 10.1.1 Is Now Available: What Is Included In The Update?

Apple has released iOS 10.1.1 to the general public today. The iOS 10.1.1 update comes one week after iOS 10.1 was releasedThe reason why Apple quickly issued this software update is because it fixes a bug that Forbes contributor Gordon Kelly reported exclusively last week. Apple declined to reply to requests to acknowledge the bug until now. You can install iOS 10.1.1 by connecting your device to iTunes or downloading it by going to Settings > General > Software Update. The iOS 10.1.1 update is available for the following devices: iPhone 5 and later, iPad 4th generation and later and iPod touch 6th generation and later.
What Is Included In The Update?
The software update is relatively small at under 70MB, which indicates that it is a minor update with a few bug fixes. There weren’t any betas of iOS 10.1.1 either. And the changelog of the iOS 10.1.1 software update says: “This update fixes bugs including an issue where Health data could not be viewed for some users.” 
There were many complaints about health data not being visible following the iOS 10.1.1 update within the Apple Communities forumso it is a relief that Apple turned around a fix in a short amount of time:
And Forbes contributor Gordon Kelly said that he was contacted by many people directly “with stories of hours spent on the phone to Apple tech support, all without resolution.” Many Twitter users also said that they attempted to reboot and factory reset the devices, but the Health app data did not reappear:
iOS 10.1 was somewhat of a major update. iOS 10.1 included a “Portrait” mode, which helps make the most out of the dual cameras in the iPhone 7 Plus. The Portrait camera mode essentially utilized the wide-angle and telephoto iPhone 7 lenses in a way to create portraits with depth effects. This makes the subjects of the photos look sharp while also creating blurred backgrounds, known as “bokeh” effects. iOS 10.1 also included Transit directions for Apple Maps in Japan. And iOS 10.1 also added a “Reduce Motion” setting for the Bubble and Screen effects in the Messages app.
Did you experience Health app data errors with iOS 10.1? Have you upgraded to iOS 10.1.1? Please leave a comment about your experiences with iOS 10.1 and above! 

iOS 10.0 - iOS 10.1 Information
iOS 10.1
This update includes Portrait Camera for iPhone 7 Plus (beta), transit directions for Japan, stability improvements and bug fixes.

Camera and Photos
  • Introduces Portrait Camera for iPhone 7 Plus that creates a depth effect that keeps your subject sharp while creating a beautifully blurred background (beta)
  • People names in the Photos app are saved in iCloud backups
  • Improved the display of wide color gamut photos in the grid views of the Photos app
  • Fixes an issue where opening the Camera app would show a blurred or flashing screen for some users
  • Fixes an issue that caused Photos to quit for some users when turning on iCloud Photo Library
Maps
  • Transit support for every major train, subway, ferry, and national bus line, as well as local bus systems for Tokyo, Osaka, and Nagoya
  • Sign-based transit navigation including layouts of all underground structures and walkways that connect large transit stations
  • Transit fare comparison when viewing alternative transit routes
Messages
  • New option to replay bubble and full screen effects
  • Messages effects can play with Reduce Motion enabled
  • Fixes an issue that could lead to contact names appearing incorrectly in Messages
  • Addresses an issue where Messages could open to a white screen
  • Addresses an issue that could prevent the report junk option from displaying with unknown senders
  • Fixes an issue where videos captured and sent in the Messages app could be missing audio
Apple Watch
  • Adds distance and average pace to workout summaries in the Activity app for outdoor wheelchair run pace and outdoor wheelchair walk pace
  • Fixes issues that may have prevented Music playlists from syncing to Apple Watch
  • Addresses an issue that was preventing invitations and data to appear in Activity Sharing
  • Fixes an issue that was allowing Activity Sharing to update over cellular when manually disabled
  • Resolves an issue that was causing some third-party apps to crash when inputting text
Other improvements and fixes

  • Improves Bluetooth connectivity with 3rd party accessories
  • Improves AirPlay Mirroring performance when waking a device from sleep
  • Fixes an issue where playback would not work for iTunes purchased content when the “Show iTunes Purchases” setting is turned off
  • Fixes an issue where certain selfie apps and face filters used with the FaceTime HD Camera on iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus did not display a live preview
  • Fixes an issue in Health where individual strokes are converted to separate characters when using the Chinese handwriting keyboard
  • Improves performance of sharing websites from Safari to Messages
  • Fixes an issue in Safari that caused web previews in tab view to not display correctly
  • Fixes an issue that caused certain Mail messages to be reformatted with very small text
  • Fixes an issue that caused some HTML email to be formatted incorrectly
  • Fixes an issue that in some cases caused the search field to disappear in Mail
  • Fixes an issue that could prevent Today View Widgets from updating when launched
  • Fixes an issue where Weather widget sometimes failed to load data
  • Fixes an issue on iPhone 7 where Home Button click settings would not appear in search results
  • Fixes an issue that prevented spam alert extensions from blocking calls
  • Resolves an issue that could prevent alarm sounds from going off
  • Fixes an issue where audio playback via Bluetooth would cause the Taptic engine to stop providing feedback for some users
  • Resolves an issue preventing some users from restoring from iCloud Backup

About the security content of iOS 10.1

This post describes the security content of iOS 10.1.

About Apple security updates
For our customers' protection, Apple doesn't disclose, discuss, or confirm security issues until an investigation has occurred and patches or releases are available. Recent releases are listed on the Apple security updates page.

For more information about security, see the Apple ProductSecurity page. You can encrypt communications with Apple using the Apple Product Security PGP Key.

Apple security documents reference vulnerabilities by CVE-ID when possible.
CFNetwork Proxies
Available for: iPhone 5 and later, iPad 4th generation and later, iPod touch 6th generation and later
Impact: An attacker in a privileged network position may be able to leak sensitive user information
Description: A phishing issue existed in the handling of proxy credentials. This issue was addressed by removing unsolicited proxy password authentication prompts.
CVE-2016-7579: Jerry Decime
Contacts
Available for: iPhone 5 and later, iPad 4th generation and later, iPod touch 6th generation and later
Impact: An application may be able to maintain access to the Address Book after access is revoked in Settings
Description: An access control issue in the Address Book was addressed through improved file-link validation.
CVE-2016-4686: Razvan Deaconescu, Mihai Chiroiu (University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest); Luke Deshotels, William Enck (North Carolina State University); Lucas Vincenzo Davi, Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi (TU Darmstadt)
CoreGraphics
Available for: iPhone 5 and later, iPad 4th generation and later, iPod touch 6th generation and later
Impact: Viewing a maliciously crafted JPEG file may lead to arbitrary code execution
Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed through improved memory handling.
CVE-2016-4673: Marco Grassi (@marcograss) of KeenLab (@keen_lab), Tencent
FaceTime
Available for: iPhone 5 and later, iPad 4th generation and later, iPod touch 6th generation and later
Impact: An attacker in a privileged network position may be able to cause a relayed call to continue transmitting audio while appearing as if the call terminated
Description: User interface inconsistencies existed in the handling of relayed calls. These issues were addressed through improved protocol logic.
CVE-2016-7577: Martin Vigo (@martin_vigo) of salesforce.com
Entry added October 27, 2016
FontParser
Available for: iPhone 5 and later, iPad 4th generation and later, iPod touch 6th generation and later
Impact: Parsing a maliciously crafted font may disclose sensitive user information
Description: An out-of-bounds read was addressed through improved bounds checking.
CVE-2016-4660: Ke Liu of Tencent's Xuanwu Lab
IDS - Connectivity
Available for: iPhone 5 and later, iPad 4th generation and later, iPod touch 6th generation and later
Impact: An attacker in a privileged network position may be able to trick a user on a multi-party call into believing they are talking to the other party
Description: An impersonation issue existed in the handling of call switching. This issue was addressed through improved handling of "switch caller" notifications.
CVE-2016-4721: Martin Vigo (@martin_vigo) of salesforce.com
Entry added October 27, 2016
Kernel
Available for: iPhone 5 and later, iPad 4th generation and later, iPod touch 6th generation and later
Impact: An application may be able to disclose kernel memory
Description: A validation issue was addressed through improved input sanitization.
CVE-2016-4680: Max Bazaliy of Lookout and in7egral
libarchive
Available for: iPhone 5 and later, iPad 4th generation and later, iPod touch 6th generation and later
Impact: A malicious archive may be able to overwrite arbitrary files
Description: An issue existed within the path validation logic for symlinks. This issue was addressed through improved path sanitization.
CVE-2016-4679: Omer Medan of enSilo Ltd
libxpc
Available for: iPhone 5 and later, iPad 4th generation and later, iPod touch 6th generation and later
Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with root privileges
Description: A logic issue was addressed through additional restrictions.
CVE-2016-4675: Ian Beer of Google Project Zero
Sandbox Profiles
Available for: iPhone 5 and later, iPad 4th generation and later, iPod touch 6th generation and later
Impact: An application may be able to retrieve metadata of photo directories
Description: An access issue was addressed through additional sandbox restrictions on third party applications.
CVE-2016-4664: Razvan Deaconescu, Mihai Chiroiu (University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest); Luke Deshotels, William Enck (North Carolina State University); Lucas Vincenzo Davi, Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi (TU Darmstadt)
Sandbox Profiles
Available for: iPhone 5 and later, iPad 4th generation and later, iPod touch 6th generation and later
Impact: An application may be able to retrieve metadata of audio recording directories
Description: An access issue was addressed through additional sandbox restrictions on third party applications.
CVE-2016-4665: Razvan Deaconescu, Mihai Chiroiu (University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest); Luke Deshotels, William Enck (North Carolina State University); Lucas Vincenzo Davi, Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi (TU Darmstadt)
Security
Available for: iPhone 5 and later, iPad 4th generation and later, iPod touch 6th generation and later
Impact: A local attacker can observe the length of a login password when a user logs in
Description: A logging issue existed in the handling of passwords. This issue was addressed by removing password length logging.
CVE-2016-4670: Daniel Jalkut of Red Sweater Software
System Boot
Available for: iPhone 5 and later, iPad 4th generation and later, iPod touch 6th generation and later
Impact: A local user may be able to cause an unexpected system termination or arbitrary code execution in the kernel
Description: Multiple input validation issues existed in MIG generated code. These issues were addressed through improved validation.
CVE-2016-4669: Ian Beer of Google Project Zero
WebKit
Available for: iPhone 5 and later, iPad 4th generation and later, iPod touch 6th generation and later
Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution
Description: Multiple memory corruption issues were addressed through improved memory handling.
CVE-2016-4666: Apple
CVE-2016-4677: An anonymous researcher working with Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative
WebKit
Available for: iPhone 5 and later, iPad 4th generation and later, iPod touch 6th generation and later
Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution
Description: Multiple memory corruption issues were addressed through improved memory handling.
CVE-2016-7578: Apple

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