Critical Wi-Fi bug fixed in iOS 14.7 developer beta 5

The iOS 14.7 developer beta 5 contains a fix for a Wi-Fi bug that would disable Wi-Fi in a device connecting to an SSID with percent symbols in the name.

Percent symbol bug fixed in iOS 14.7 developer beta 5Percent symbol bug fixed in iOS 14.7 developer beta 5

A security researcher discovered that a Wi-Fi hotspot name with percent symbols, like “%p%s%s%s%s%n”, would disable an iOS device’s Wi-Fi. The bug appears to have been fixed in the latest iOS betas.

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