HomeKit vulnerability found in iOS 11.2

A HomeKit vulnerability in the current version of iOS 11.2 has been demonstrated to 9to5Mac that allows unauthorized control of accessories including smart locks and garage door openers.

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“Users need to take no action today to resolve the issue as the fix that is rolling out is server-side,” Apple says. “The future update to iOS coming next week will resolve any broken functionality.”

HomeKit is a framework that allows control of compatible home automation devices through iOS and Siri.