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iOS 7.0.6 and iOS 6.1.6

February 21, 2014

Apple releases iOS 7.0.6 and iOS 6.1.6 through Software Update.

This security update provides a fix for SSL connection verification.

UPDATE:

About the security content of iOS 7.0.6

iOS 7.0.6

Data Security

Available for: iPhone 4 and later, iPod touch (5th generation), iPad 2 and later

Impact: An attacker with a privileged network position may capture or modify data in sessions protected by SSL/TLS

Description: Secure Transport failed to validate the authenticity of the connection. This issue was addressed by restoring missing validation steps.

iOS 7.0.6 Update

iOS 6.1.6 on iPhone 3GS

 

It is unclear if this issue has been fixed in recent iOS 7.1 beta build. According to a well connected iOS Developer, Apple would release iOS 7.1 GM build in the coming weeks.

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