Friday, February 28, 2014

Fix SSL Issue: No Update to iOS 7.0.6 / 6.1.6 Needed

Users who experienced SSL bug on their iDevices can fix this problem without having to update to iOS 7.0.6 or 6.1.6 on older models that are not supported by firmware v. 7. The latest operating system released by Apple can be jailbroken with Evasi0n7 updated version but not all users are eager to install the new iOS 6.1.6 and 7.0.6, re-jailbreak again and install all the tweaks back.

Here is a way how you can solve the big bug with SSL thanks to hackers. The problem is better to be solved since it potentially allows bad guys to get and even change your information secured during HTTPS sessions because of the errors in SSL / TLS library.



According to reports, the problem is caused by one silly error. The server can’t reach one portion of iOS code. Some rumors even mention that it can be a way how Apple gave the NSA an opportunity to get into information transformed during secure network connections. These are just rumors, remember this.

If you are jailbroken, go to Cydia and look for one good tweak from Ryan Petrich that solves the bug in SSL security system for iOS 7.0.5 and previous versions of Apple mobile firmware.

How to Solve SSL Bug without Installing iOS 7.0.6 and 6.1.6


Step 1. Open Cydia store and go to Manage – Edit – Add to include this repository http://rpetri.ch/repo to your sources via Add Source option.

Step 2. Get back to Cydia and open Ryan’s repository which now appears in your sources.



Step 3. Scroll down. You need to find SSLPatch and click on it. Install this tweak.

Step 4. You should Restart SpringBoard when the program asks you to do so.

This is the solution to the problem that can preserve your jailbreak state, your tweaks, apps and games for iOS 7.0.5, 7.0.4 and lower versions. The Cydia tweak worksfor iOS 7 and iOS 6 gadgets, including the iPhone 5S.
You can check whether the bug is fixed via Safari. Open gotofail.com and it will tell you if it is safe for you to browse websites.

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