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Apple Releases Security Update for Magic Keyboard

Apple Releases Security Update for Magic Keyboard

Posted January 11, 2024 at 3:58pm by iClarified
Apple has released a security update for its Magic Keyboard that prevents an attacker from being able to exploit its Bluetooth connection.

The company announced the release of Magic Keyboard Firmware Update 2.0.6 in a support document published today.

Magic Keyboard Firmware Update 2.0.6

● Available for: Magic Keyboard; Magic Keyboard (2021); Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad; Magic Keyboard with Touch ID; and Magic Keyboard with Touch ID and Numeric Keypad

● Impact: An attacker with physical access to the accessory may be able to extract its Bluetooth pairing key and monitor Bluetooth traffic

● Description: A session management issue was addressed with improved checks.

● CVE-2024-0230: Marc Newlin of SkySafe

There is no way to manually install the update. Firmware updates are automatically delivered in the background while the Magic Keyboard is actively paired to a device running macOS, iOS, iPadOS, or tvOS.

You can check the firmware version of your Magic Keyboard in Bluetooth settings on your Mac. Go to System Settings > Bluetooth, then click on the Info button next to your keyboard. After this firmware update is installed, the firmware version is 2.0.6.

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