Apple has launched new security kernel vulnerability which permits the hackers to build a uncover jailbreak instrument allowing the outbreak to the iPhone software. The software gets released on 20 May 2020. The update provides important security updates and it is recommended for all the users.
Those who updated the new iOS 13.5.1 is positive. This update also brings the new Memoji stickers and the other minor bug fixes.
The 13.5.1 update is available for iPhone 6s and later, iPad Air 2 and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and the iPod touch 7th generation. This means the new devices like iPhone 11, iPod Pro, and iPhone SE 2nd generation can be jailbreak.
To access the updates:
Go to the settings > General > Software Update.
Impact – An application may be able to effect random code with Kernel privileges.
Description – A memory use issue label with improved memory handling.
The details of the kernel vulnerability are yet not in public because Apple thinks that the same vulnerability could also be misuse by unfriendly hackers. The job of the hackers is to find out such disclosed vulnerabilities which are not secure.
“This Jailbreak is basically just adding exception of the existing rules”, said WIRED.
Jailbreak is a popular way to stop huge access to an iPhone’s operating system. The update also made it easier to unlock the iPhone with Face ID even if wearing a mask. There is also an improvement for Apple Music and FaceTime group calls.
Apple has always guarantee security as a major advantage that iOS has over Android, it’s no surprise that this vulnerability was patched out this quick. The Apple was so fast to issue an update for the single reliability vulnerability shows the importance.
Apple has introduced that the use is the same one found recently by unc0ver Team, which confirms that the latest version of iOS 13 blocks the jailbreak process once again.
UncOver jailbreak is the built first on a zero-day vulnerability in years. This shows that the jailbreak did not disclose its findings to Apple in advance, and there is no mark coming in the next few days which blocks the jailbreak. This jailbreak also works in the new themed bands of apple.
Earlier the reactions of the public on the jailbreak included researches who tested it before its release, shows that it works as planned. But the public hasn’t had that much time to assess the whole jailbreak and also the tool is not open-source.