iOS 4.3.4 released

Apple has released iOS 4.3.4 firmware update for iPhone 4 (GSM model), iPhone 3GS, iPad 2, iPad, iPod touch (4th generation) and iPod touch (3rd generation). And iOS 4.2.9 for iPhone 4 (CDMA model). This update fixes PDF security flaw that is currently used by hackers to modify the mobile device.

Apple stated the following were addressed:

Fixes security vulnerability associated with viewing malicious PDF files

The security flaw could potentially be used to install software without user authorization, although the only in-the-wild use of the threat is the JailbreakMe hack. JailbreakMe lets users jailbreak their iOS devices without requiring a connection to a computer.

Knowledge bases for security content of iOS 4.3.4 Software Update and security content of iOS 4.2.9 Software Update for iPhone are available on Apple Support website.

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Posted by Antony at July 15, 2011 4:31 PM

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