iOS 10.2 Bug Fix List: Changelog For Security Updates On Latest Software For iPhone, iPad and iPod

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While users updating to iOS 10.2 may be excited about all the new emoji, the update also includes a number of bug fixes. Prior iOS versions included several issues, which are now being addressed.

Most fixes address issues found on the iPhone 5 and later, iPad 4th generation and later, and iPod touch 6th generation or later.  One standout bug allowed users to access photos and contacts without unlocking a device.

The update does not appear to include a fix for the recent battery drain and spontaneous shutdown issues found in iOS 10.1. However, this issue is found primarily on the iPhone 6s.

iOS 10.2 is available for wireless update or manual flashing. Learn how to update your iPhone,

iPad or iPod here.

iOS 10.2 Security Changelog (Partial)

Accessibility: A nearby user may be able to overhear spoken passwords

Accessibility: A person with physical access to an iOS device may be able to access photos and contacts from the lock screen

Accounts: An issue existed which did not reset the authorization settings on app uninstall

Find My iPhone: An attacker with an unlocked device may be able to disable Find My iPhone

Local Authentication: The device may not lock the screen after the idle timeout

Media Player: A user may be able to view photos and contacts from the lockscreen

Power Management: A local user may be able to gain root privileges

Find the iOS 10.2 full security changelog here

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