The latest update for iOS 6 devices is in the process of rolling out to iPhones, iPads and iPods everywhere, with its lead intention to fix numerous bugs and exploits in the most up-to-date version of Apple’s mobile OS. According to the changelog, the main fix relates to the lockscreen bypass we heard about last month, in addition to improving elements of Apple Maps in Japan.
Despite what the changelog may state, the update to iOS 6.1.3 also patches up the holes unpicked by the evasi0n team in iOS 6.1.2. For those who made use of evasi0n’s most recent untethered jailbreak, it’s advised that you don’t make the jump to 6.1.3 as Apple have ensure such exploits which were used to instigated said jailbreak have been altered and repaired or removed.
According to PocketNow, the original exploit used by the team in iOS 6.1.2 began with time zone settings file, a piece which without, renders the jailbreak method redundant. Naturally those looking to tweak or unlock their iPhones, iPods and iPads will have to wait for evasi0n or one of the many other teams devoted to jailbreaking each of Apple’s iterative updates before being able to repeat the process, but we assume it won’t take all that long.