Monday, October 23, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
DVDFab Debuts 4K Ultra HD Copy Software
Razer Unveils New Broadcasting Camera and Microphone
Microsoft's Cortana Gets Into Smart Speakers Market With Harman Kardon Invoke
Samsung, LG Electronics are Lagging in Autonomous Car Race
TSMC Raises Forecasts for 2017 Due to 10nm Demand, Outlines 7 and 5nm Roadmap
Samsung Said to Have Placed Huge EUV Equipment Order From ASML
Samsung Launches the Ruggedized Galaxy Tab Active2 for Business
Intel Capital Announces $60 million of New Investments in Data-Focused Startups
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Mobiles > Apple F...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Saturday, July 16, 2011
Apple Fixes iOS Security Flaw


Apple has released a new version of iOS, 4.3.4 (4.2.9 for the Verizon iPhone) in an effort to fixed a PDF exploit that could allow hackers to take remote control of Apple's devices.

Website www.jailbreakme.com had released code that Apple customers could use to modify the iOS operating system that runs those devices through a process known as "jail breaking." The jailbreaking code exploited a vulnerability in iOS that had not previously been disclosed. Hackers could take advantage of the security hole to build malicious software that would exploit the vulnerability.

Here is how Apple described the issues that have been resolved with the release of the latest iOS update:

- A buffer overflow exists in FreeType's handling of TrueType font files. Viewing a maliciously crafted PDF file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution."
- A signedness issue exists in FreeType's handling of Type 1 fonts. Viewing a maliciously crafted PDF file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution."
- An invalid type conversion issue exists in the use of IOMobileFrameBuffer queueing primitives, which may allow malicious code running as the user to gain system privileges.

More information on the latest updates is available here (iOS 4.3.4) and here (iOS 4.2.9 for Verizon CDMA phones)


Previous
Next
Toshiba U.S. Website Hacked        All News        Apple Wins ITC Ruling on HTC Phone
T-Mobile Unveils Unlimited Data Plans     Mobiles News      Apple Wins ITC Ruling on HTC Phone

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Apple and GE Partner to bring Industrial Apps to iPhone and iPad
Qualcomm Tries to Ban iPhones From China with Legal Fight
Apple Said to Work With LG Display on a Foldable iPhone
Apple Enters into Deal Content With Spielberg, NBCUniversal: report
Apple Fixes LTE Connectivity Issues in watchOS
Apple Sees Increase in U.S. National Security Requests
Apple's Semiconductor Ambitions Could Disrupt Supply Chain in the Near Future
macOS High Sierra Now Available for Download
New 4K Apple TV will Only Stream iTunes 4K Content
Apple to Fix Watch Series 3 Battery and LTE Connectivity Issues
iOS 11 is Available on Tuesday
Apple Unveils iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, Apple TV 4K and Apple Watch 3

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .