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Apple Patches iPad 2 Jailbreak Exploit in iOS 4.3.1! Confirmed
Apple has just patched Comex’s kernel exploit starting from iOS 4.3.1 used to jailbreak iPad 2 running iOS 4.3.1. It has been confirmed in a recent tweets chain by Comex himself on twitter. If you don’t know Comex; the famous iPhone developer and hacker generally known for his userland based fine jailbreak tools Spirit and JailbreakME. Apple has previously patched Limera1n & SHAtter in its latest iPad 2tablet.
iOS 4.3.1 is the most recent update of Apple’s iOS 4.3 and Comex’s kernel exploit was a fine tool to jailbreak iPad 2 running iOS 4.3.1. It was definitely BGR which reported it first that Apple will bring iOS 4.3.1 to patch the vulnerability used to jailbreak iPad 2 running iOS 4.3. It is really salty that Comex exploit was running right from the iOS 4 release of older iOS 4.0.2 till the recent one-iOS 4.3.
Now the only hope left for jailbreaking community is an untether exploit discovered in iOS 4.3 (by another jailbreaker and computer freak Stefen Esser) that is still existing in the recent iOS 4.3.1.
If you are newbie stepping to jailbreak arena; you can read our step-by-step easy to follow guides in our Jailbreak category to jailbreak iOS 4.3.1 on various iOS devices- iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Apple TV for both Windows and Mac users.