Apple releases a new update to fix the Telugu bug crash

Todd Singleton
February 20, 2018

Go and grab iOS 11.2.6, watchOS 4.2.3, tvOS 11.2.6, and the macOS High Sierra 10.13.3 Supplemental Update now.

To apply the update, you need to be on a device already running iOS 11.

User discovered that it was possible to crash your Apple device by sending a specific character from the Indian Telugu language.

iPhone owners are reporting that their Twitter app is crashing randomly for no apparent reason.

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While some had found a makeshift fix by installing the iOS 11.3 beta, Apple's iOS 11.2.6 update is now available to rid of the bug. Apple claims that a fix will come out before the major iOS 11.03 update, which is expected to bring new Animojis, a battery health feature and FaceID for family account purchases and more. Users that want this bug to keep away from their devices should download the patch from this link. The only way to access iMessage after receiving the bug-causing character is if the user who sent the message sends another message and the recipient deletes the entire thread.

The bug also afflicts other third-party applications, such as Gmail and Outlook for iOS.

The succeeding iOS 11 updates have been problematic, and aside from the current bug, some iPhone X users are complaining about dropped phone calls. If that happens, the Springboard software, which serves as the iOS app launcher, appears to crash, forcing you to reboot or reset your device in order to make it work again.

Apple has always been quick in releasing updates if it encounters any bug on any of its platforms. The company said that the update resolved the memory corruption issue "through improved input validation".

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