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Apple today released updated versions of its iOS operating system, addressing a significant security vulnerability in the way Safari handles PDF files on Apple's mobile devices. The new versions, which arrive as iOS 4.0.2 for the iPhone and iPod touch and iOS 3.2.2 for the iPad, should also disable the Web-based JailbreakMe service that first exploited the vulnerability.


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Apple noted one week ago that it had developed a fix for the security hole, but did not offer a timeline for its release.

Article Link: Apple Fixes iOS PDF Security Hole With iOS 4.0.2 and 3.2.2
 

DTphonehome

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Oh goody, can't wait to upgrade and not be able to jailbreak!
 

Intell

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Dear (entity of your choice) no, I don't want to look at all of the "n00b updated to 4.0.2 need jailbreak plz" threads.
 

err404

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Oh goody, can't wait to upgrade and not be able to jailbreak!

I think the important part is that it plugs a very serious remote code execution vulnerability. That said, I'm not upgrading ;)
 

ltldrummerboy

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so my first gen ipod touch is out of luck? stuck with this vulnerability forever?

And stuck with the best jailbreak of all time forever. ;)

It is disappointing that Apple probably won't fix this exploit on older devices, but you can always install PDF Loading Warner in Cydia.
 
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