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Friday
Nov022012

iOS 6.0.1 Update Fixes Passbook Security Issue

According to Apple's update notes, iOS 6.0.1 update fixes some security vulnerabilities found on iOS 6. One such issue has to do with Passbook and how a person could access it without entering a passcode.

As described by Apple:

Available for: iPhone 3GS and later, iPod touch (4th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later

Impact: A person with physical access to the device may be able to access Passbook passes without entering a passcode

Description: A state management issue existed in the handling of Passbook passes at the lock screen. This issue was addressed through improved handling of Passbook passes.

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