iPhone iOS 4.0.2 and iPad iOS3 3.2.2 Updates Available

The new iPhone iOS 4.0.2 update was just released along with the iPad iOS 3.2.2 at the same time. iphone ios 4.0.2 ipad ios 3.2.2

This specific iPhone update has been released in order to fix a major security issue. As the newest iPhone JailbreakMe method was released, it realized a major security flaw, which could allow malicious threats to reach your iPhone; iOS4 4.0.2 iPhone Update deals with that specific security flaw that is associated with viewing malicious PDF files. While it doesn’t necessarily add additional flavor, the security fix is rather important.

iPad iOS 3.2.2 also treats the flaw in the same way.

It should be noted that the previous Jailbreak and the latest Ultrasnow Unlocking have not yet been released to treat the newest iOS 4.0.2 update.

From Apple:

iOS 4.0.2 Update for iPhone and iPod touch FreeType

CVE-ID: CVE-2010-1797

Available for: iOS 2.0 through 4.0.1 for iPhone 3G and later, iOS 2.1 through 4.0 for iPod touch (2nd generation) and later

Impact: Viewing a PDF document with maliciously crafted embedded fonts may allow arbitrary code execution

Description: A stack buffer overflow exists in FreeType’s handling of CFF opcodes. Viewing a PDF document with maliciously crafted embedded fonts may allow arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved bounds checking.

IOSurface

CVE-ID: CVE-2010-2973

Available for: iOS 2.0 through 4.0.1 for iPhone 3G and later, iOS 2.1 through 4.0 for iPod touch (2nd generation) and later

Impact: Malicious code running as the user may gain system privileges

Description: An integer overflow exists in the handling of IOSurface properties, which may allow malicious code running as the user to gain system privileges. This issue is addressed through improved bounds checking.

iOS 3.2.2 Update for iPad
FreeType

CVE-ID: CVE-2010-1797

Available for: iOS 3.2 and 3.2.1 for iPad

Impact: Viewing a PDF document with maliciously crafted embedded fonts may allow arbitrary code execution

Description: A stack buffer overflow exists in FreeType’s handling of CFF opcodes. Viewing a PDF document with maliciously crafted embedded fonts may allow arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved bounds checking.

IOSurface

CVE-ID: CVE-2010-2973

Available for: iOS 3.2 and 3.2.1 for iPad

Impact: Malicious code running as the user may gain system privileges

Description: An integer overflow exists in the handling of IOSurface properties, which may allow malicious code running as the user

to gain system privileges. This issue is addressed through improved bounds checking.

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