IOS 8.3 Closed Another TaiG Jailbreak Vulnerability

Hackers from the TaiG team recently said that they have everything they need to jailbreak iOS 8.2, but the long-awaited utility never came out.

Moreover, in the description of iOS 8.2 Apple announced the closure of the vulnerability, the gratitude for the discovery of which the company expressed to hackers from TaiG. The final version of iOS 8.3 was released yesterday – and again Apple is talking about closing the vulnerability. Thanks again to TaiG.

Applies to iPhone 4s and above, iPod touch (5th generation) and above, iPad 2 and above.

Impact: An attacker may be able to use the backup system to gain access to private areas of the file system

Description: An issue exists in the way the backup system interacts with relative paths. The problem was solved by improving the technology for implementing the paths.

CVE-ID (CVE-2015-1087): TaiG Jailbreak Team

Thus, there is a high probability that the new version of iOS will not be jailbroken any time soon. It is not known if TaiG has other vulnerabilities in stock (after the release of iOS 8.2, they claimed that they did), but judging by the fact that there is no jailbreak and no, the case with the “hacking” is not very good. And ahead of June and the announcement of iOS 9 – perhaps hackers will find it more promising to focus on searching for vulnerabilities already in the new mobile operating system?

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