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Thread: 2.0.2 security flaw~!
08-27-2008, 06:32 AM #1
2.0.2 security flaw~!
Major Security Flaw in 2.0.2 - Hackint0sh
as read on the macrumors forum, 2.0.2. haz a security flaw
2.0.2 gives almost full access to the iPhone even while under password protection...
Steps to Reproduce
Set iPhone to use passcode lock, have contacts marked as Favorites with links, phone numbers, addresses, etc in address book entry.
Tap "Emergency Call" keypad from passcode entry screen.
Double-tap home button.
Tap blue arrow next to contact's name. You now have full access to applications such as Safari, complete Contacts list, SMS, Maps, "full" Phone access, and Mail by accessing various entries on the Favorite's page, i.e. tapping their home page brings up a full, unrestricted Safari.
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08-27-2008, 06:53 AM #2
08-27-2008, 07:14 AM #3
what is new with this?. Jailbreakme.com worked on similar principles. changing the double tap to bossprefs should fix.
08-27-2008, 09:09 AM #4
Yeah, I used to use this method to get into the phones to unlock them. Change the double tap like vinodis said___________________________________________