Apple Already fixed Comex's new exploit?

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Aug 5, 2010
  1. iFish
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    Member iFish Slower than a 90s modem

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    This exploit was just released sunday... and it's will already be fixed. i knew it was easy to patch... but.. whatever

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  2. Bladexdsl

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    thank god the guys working at apple don't work for nintendo [​IMG]
     
  3. Scott-105

    Member Scott-105 Bow to me. Please?

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    Wow that was fast.
     
  4. Hakoda

    Member Hakoda GBAtemp Addict

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    This.
     
  5. Delta517

    Member Delta517 Its okay...Im a ninja ;)

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    Lol! [​IMG]
     
  6. ball2012003

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    i thought jailbreaking was leagal
     
  7. GameSoul

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    It is, but we all know what most people use it for, and Apple is worried about the site breaking into the firmware.
     
  8. iFish
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    Jailbreaking is legal... but it still breaks Apple's EULA.
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    No? people already de-code the firmware..... that's not the problem
     
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    If this was facebook, I will soooooo LIKE your post
     
  10. Neko

    Member Neko Been a while.

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    The problem is that Comex's his exploit could potentionally be used to brick iPhones all over the world just by letting them visit a scam site or a hacked website.
     
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    so i could make a pdf with a virus in it to kill the iphone and disguise it as something

    interesting...
     
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    An update I won't be getting. Jailbroken I shall stay!
     
  13. RupeeClock

    Member RupeeClock Colors 3D Snivy!

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    Seeing as it was a browser exploit, it must've been considerably easy to fix it.
    Curious, does it work before IOS 4.0 or not? If it doesn't then those who didn't update yet are screwed.
     
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    Same [​IMG]
     
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    Why would they be? They could always update to 4.0 and jailbreak.. or am I missing something here?
     
  16. Slyakin

    Member Slyakin See ya suckers

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    When they update, they will by-pass 4.0 and go to 4.0.1 or whatever the fix is. Updates are handled by Apple.

    Unless you do the Shift-Restore in iTunes. That requires DFU mode, though.
     
  17. overlord00

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    wait, did they do a quiet update... ie it auto updates safari... or do they have a 4.0.2 firmware... totally dont understand... prob didnt read it propper
     
  18. Slyakin

    Member Slyakin See ya suckers

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    No, I think it's in the next software update, like 4.0.2, like you said.
     
  19. overlord00

    Member overlord00 A motherfucking birdplane

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    yeah, just read this and resolved my confusion;

     
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    Yeah, you're right, they can just download the 4.0 IPSW and restore it in iTunes, by Shift+Clicking restore and selecting the 4.0 IPSW. DFU mode may be necessary.
     

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