Camera Security Vulnerability

Discussion in 'iOS 5 and earlier' started by cherbert, Oct 13, 2011.

  1. cherbert macrumors member

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    When I use the camera shortcut on the home screen I can then close the camera with the home button and I am taken to my main screen enabling me to freely access email and all my other applications without having put in my pin code!

    Now I am using the Gold Master - but I understand it is identical to the final released yesterday.

    Also.. News Stand store doesn't work - its greyed out yet on my iPad it works.

    I am using GSM iPhone 4
     
  2. bartelby macrumors Core

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    do you mean you access the camera from the lock screen?
     
  3. cherbert thread starter macrumors member

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    Yes I access it from the lock screen. But once the camera has opened I can home button back to the main menu - thus completely bypass the security pin!!
     
  4. Matthew Yohe macrumors 68020

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    That's because you haven't let it auto lock yet. This does not work the way you describe.

    Also, to get the newsstand link working, restart the device.
     
  5. Superman80 macrumors regular

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    Just tried mine and it asked for the code when exiting the lock camera
     
  6. David Webb macrumors newbie

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    No problems with this issue. I upgraded to iOS5 last night and have just tried to re create your problem. If i use the shortcut then hit the home button I am taken back to the Enter Passcode screen. If i try and open my Camera album after the camera shortcut has been used I am greeted with a screen telling my by phone is locked. No problems. Works well.
     
  7. bartelby macrumors Core

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    just tried and mine goes to the screen to input your pin.
     
  8. cherbert thread starter macrumors member

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    Thank you.
     
  9. artjulian, Oct 13, 2011
    Last edited: Oct 13, 2011

    artjulian macrumors newbie

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    Same here.
    1. lock the screen
    2. activate your camera without being prompted for your password
    3. press the home button and it will bypass the security password

    I'm running the publicly version released yesterday, 5.0 on iPhone 4

    Kind of weird this got pass testing.


    never mind; it works fine.
     
  10. adztaylor macrumors 68000

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    This doesn't happen with me. I can access the camera without inputting my code (obviously) but when I press the home button it prompts me for my code.

    EDIT: sorry just saw your edit.
     
  11. Matthew Yohe macrumors 68020

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