Apple just released iOS 11.1 & macOS High Sierra 10.13.1, which includes a variety of fixes, over 70 new emojis, and numerous security updates. Also released today are new updates for tvOS, watchOS, Safari, iTunes, and iCloud. 

Included in these security updates are the anticipated fixes for the WPA2 KRACK vulnerabilities, which were announced in the middle of October. Links to the full list of the vulnerabilities included in these updates are found in the table below.  

Name and information link

Available for

Number of Vulnerabilities

Release date

iCloud for Windows 7.1 Windows 7 and later 13 31 Oct 2017
iTunes 12.7.1 for Windows Windows 7 and later 13 31 Oct 2017
Safari 11.1 OS X El Capitan 10.11.6, macOS Sierra 10.12.6, and macOS High Sierra 10.13 15 31 Oct 2017
tvOS 11.1 Apple TV 4K and Apple TV (4th generation) 17 31 Oct 2017
macOS High Sierra 10.13.1, Security Update 2017-001 Sierra, and Security Update 2017-004 El Capitan OS X El Capitan 10.11.6, macOS Sierra 10.12.6, and macOS High Sierra 10.13 148 31 Oct 2017
iOS 11.1 iPhone 5s and later, iPad Air and later, and iPod touch 6th generation 20 31 Oct 2017
watchOS 4.1 All Apple Watch models 4 31 Oct 2017

iOS 11.1 Changelog


  • Over 70 new emoji characters including new food types, animals, mythical creatures, clothing options, more expressive smiley faces, gender-neutral characters and more


  • Resolves an issue that could cause some photos to appear blurry
  • Addresses an issue that could cause Live Photo effects to playback slowly
  • Fixes an issue that could cause some photos to not display in the People album when restoring from an iCloud Backup
  • Fixes an issue that could impact performance when swiping between screenshots


  • Improves braille support for Grade 2 input
  • Improves VoiceOver access to multi-page PDFs
  • Improves VoiceOver rotor actions for announcing incoming notifications
  • Improves VoiceOver rotor actions menu when removing an app from the App Switcher
  • Fixes an issue for some users where alternative keys would not display when using VoiceOver with Touch Typing
  • Fixes an issue where VoiceOver rotor would always return to default action in Mail
  • Fixes an issue where VoiceOver rotor would not delete messages

Other improvements and fixes

  • Adds back support for accessing the app switcher by pressing on edge of display with 3D Touch
  • Fixes an issue that caused cleared Mail notifications to reappear on Lock screen
  • Fixes an issue in enterprise environments that prevented data from being moved between managed apps
  • Fixes an issue with some 3rd-party GPS accessories that caused inaccuracies in location data
  • Resolves an issue where settings for Heart Rate notifications were appearing in Apple Watch app (1st generation)
  • Fixes an issue where app icons were not appearing in notifications on Apple Watch

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