Apple releases iOS 6.1.3 with passcode bug fix
Apple has just released iOS 6.1.3 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The update brings with it a number of fairly minor improvements and bug fixes, including a patch for a security vulnerability which allows an iPhone’s passcode lock to be bypassed through a series of button taps and presses.
This update contains improvements and other bug fixes including:
- Fixes a bug that could allow someone to bypass the passcode and access the iPhone app
- Improvements to Maps in Japan
For information on the security content of this update, please visit this website: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222
As per usual, the iOS 6.1.3 update is available over-the-air on compatible devices, or it can be downloaded via iTunes on your Mac or PC.
Apple also updated the Apple TV to version 5.2.1, introducing a redesigned Hulu app for US customers, and a number of security fixes.