Apple fixes iPhone SMS vulnerability

Apple released iPhone 3.0.1 software update in response to a well-known vulnerability which could let a remote user hijack any iPhone with a simple series of SMS text messages. Charlie Miller demostrated “how text messaging could be used to send binary code to the iPhone and allow remote code execution without alerting the user.” All unpatched iPhones […]
Apple released iPhone 3.0.1 software update in response to a well-known vulnerability which could let a remote user hijack any iPhone with a simple series of SMS text messages. Charlie Miller demostrated “how text messaging could be used to send binary code to the iPhone and allow remote code execution without alerting the user.” All unpatched iPhones (any version) were vulnerable to attack in the meantime.