Apple releases update to iOS, new 6.1.3 will fix vulnerability
Just one-month after a security flaw in Apple’s iPhones was found, a patch has been released in the form of an update v6.1.3. Here are the details.
The new update aimes to fix an exchange bug that was found in February. The security flaw allowed a user to bypass the lock screen on an iOS device after a series of complicated steps. The update 6.1.3 address that issue and adds a few new features and upgrades to some of the standard Apple apps.
Users in Japan will notice an update Apple Maps, adding a bit more accurate depictions of regions, roads and locations. Apple also stated that the update fixes a number of ‘Security Patches’ but did not go into detail on what those patches fixed exactly. The update seems to be universal, on all iOS devices from iPod Touch to the iPad.
Users can update directly from their phones, using the software update feature in settings. Users can also download the patch via iTunes, with a connected device.