Less than a week after a lock screen vulnerability was discovered in iOS 7, a patch has appeared. Apple is now pushing out iOS 7.0.2 to fix “bugs that could allow someone to bypass the lock screen passcode.” The lock screen bug allowed unauthorized users to make phone calls as well as gain access to a user’s photos. A temporary fix was to disable access to the Control Center panel from the lock screen.
The iOS 7.0.2 update is being released over-the-air for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Simply head to your Settings app, hit “Software Update” and follow the on-screen prompts. Make sure you’re connect to Wi-Fi and that your device has enough charge. The update is only about 20MB so it shouldn’t take long to update.