Apple has released an update to its iPhone and iPod Touch software, the new version iOS 4.0.2 is designed to fix the security flaws that used an exploit in PDF’s.
The security flaws were used by Comex, to enable the iPhone 4 to be jailbroken via JailbreakMe, you can see full details of the update below, although as it is a security update Apple haven’t gone into very much detail.
This document describes the security content of iOS 4.0.2 Update for iPhone and iPod touch, which can be downloaded and installed using iTunes.
For the protection of our customers, Apple does not disclose, discuss, or confirm security issues until a full investigation has occurred and any necessary patches or releases are available. To learn more about Apple Product Security, see the Apple Product Security website.
For information about the Apple Product Security PGP Key, see “How to use the Apple Product Security PGP Key.”
Where possible, CVE IDs are used to reference the vulnerabilities for further information.
The security update has stopped JailbreakMe from working on the iPhone 4, as soon as we get some more information on this we will let you guys know.
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