Apple Released iOS 7.0.6 to Fix A Security Flaw

Last month, Apple seeded the iOS 7.0.5 to users, however, it was not available for all iOS devices, and just a few versions of the iPhone 5S and 5C in the UK and Europe, China and the Asia Pacific regions.

Recently, Apple has seeded another update, iOS 7.0.6, which is a minor update and includes a fix for SSL connection verification.

Apple iPhone 5S

The update is rolling out for iPhone 4 and later, iPod touch (5th generation), iPad 2 and later. So, it’s highly recommended that you update your device to the latest iOS 7.0.6 as soon as possible. Apple has also given some more details about the update on its support site. Regarding the description, Apple says, “Secure Transport failed to validate the authenticity of the connection. This issue was addressed by restoring missing validation steps.” on its support site.

It seems it’s a big flaw which required urgent attention from the Cupertino-based company rather than fixing it in the next big update, that is, iOS 7.1.

Apple is also working on the latest iOS 7.1, which is already being tested by developers who have received several betas of the operating system. It’s expected to hit the devices in mid-March if the rumors are correct, but t

Source: MacRumors

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