19 January, 2018
It's also possible for chaiOS to wreak havoc with macOS, as there are reports of it crashing the Safari web browser. "My main objective was to reach out to Apple and say, 'Hey, you've been ignoring my bug reports.' I always report the bug before releasing something". Describing how it worked in a blog at the time (translated into English), he wrote: "When your victim clicks on the message, their Messages app will attempt to load a large amount of data". Worst of all, the harmful link will lead to a crash or freeze even if you leave it alone and never actually tap on it. When the link to the page is sent, the iMessage generates a preview on the receiving device, which is when the problems begin. Despite this action, Masri maintains that users might not be safe from the link as anyone can access his GitHub account and possibly disseminate it. According to the experts at Yalu Jailbreak, the bug affects iMessage apps on macOS High Sierra, iOS 10 to 10.3.3, and iOS 11 to 11.2.1.
He claimed Apple needed to "take such bugs more seriously", in a series of tweets detailing the flaw, dubbed chaiOS.More news: Higher-res HTC Vive Pro, wireless adaptor unveiled
Considering Apple's software's bad time from the end of past year, the company is expected to be more alert and responsive in 2018.
So far, Apple has not released a patch to fix the bug.
It was seen that the chaiOS bug has the ability to crash the Messages app on iPhones.