Alongside the iOS 7.0.6, Apple has also pushes iOS 6.1.6 IPSW firmware for iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch 4G. Yes, iOS 6.1.6 download is available now for iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch 4G. You can find the changelog and the direct download links to iOS 6.1.6 IPSW files for both the iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch 4G after the break.
Just like iOS 7.0.6, release notes of iOS 6.1.6 reads that it includes bug fixes for SSL connection verification. It fixes the following security issue:
Available for: iPhone 3GS, iPod touch (4th generation)
Impact: An attacker with a privileged network position may capture or modify data in sessions protected by SSL/TLS
Description: Secure Transport failed to validate the authenticity of the connection. This issue was addressed by restoring missing validation steps.
The update is available as an over-the-air delta package and can also be download from iTunes or as an iTunes restorable IPSW file. To install iOS 6.1.6 as an OTA update, launch the Settings app, and navigate to General > Software Update to download and install the update.
Download iOS 6.1.6 IPSW
Here are the iOS 6.1.6 IPSW links for iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch 4G:
Just like any other iOS update, jailbreakers are advised to avoid updating to iOS 6.1.6. However, winocm has confirmed that iOS 6.1.6 doesn’t patch the exploits used in p0sixspwn jailbreak and that a new version of the jailbreak for iOS 6.1.6 will be released real soon.
Actually, correction, 6.1.6 doesn’t fix any bugs as far as I know, so, go ahead and update.
— winocm (@winocm) February 21, 2014
Let us know if you find anything new in iOS 6.1.6 and stay tuned for updates on p0sixspwn jailbreak.