Download iOS 6.1.6 for iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch 4G – Safe for Jailbreakers

Rafia Shaikh
Posted Feb 22, 2014
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iOS 6.1.6 released:

Apple has just released both iOS 7.0.6 and iOS 6.1.6 (build number: 10B500) for iPhone 3GS and iPod touch 4G for routine bug fixes. This update includes a fix for SSL connection verification just like iOS 7.0.6. Here is what iOS 6.1.6 fixes.iOS 6.1.6

 

Another release today: [Updated: JB Info] Apple Releases iOS 7.0.6 for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch – Direct Download Links

 

iOS 6.1.6 fixes the following security issue:

Data Security

Available for: iPhone 3GS, iPod touch (4th generation)

Impact: An attacker with a privileged network position may capture or modify data in sessions protected by SSL/TLS

Description: Secure Transport failed to validate the authenticity of the connection. This issue was addressed by restoring missing validation steps.

You can get this update Over-the-Air from Settings General > Software Update; download and install the update here. Jailbreaking community too can upgrade to the latest iOS 6.1.6 as wincom has confirmed it is safe to update.

Actually, correction, 6.1.6 doesn’t fix any bugs as far as I know, so, go ahead and update.

— winocm (@winocm) February 21, 2014

iOS 6.1.6 direct download links:

If you want to download iOS 6.1.6 from direct download links; here are these:

Although winocm has confirmed that iOS 6.1.6 does not fix the vulnerabilities used in p0sixspwn jailbreak but it is advised to wait until a new version is released for iOS 6.1.6.

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