Apple has officially acknowledged a security issue in the iOS browser and PDF software which could lead to problems for iPhone owners. "We're aware of this reported issue, we have already developed a fix and it will be available to customers in an upcoming software update," Apple told Cnet. The exploit is being used to help jailbreak and unlock iOS devices such as the iPhone 4, 3GS, and 3G. Though the U.S. government recently said iPhone owners have a right do to this, Apple maintains that jailbreaking an iPhone voids the warranty. Apple didn't say when the software fix would be distributed.
Apple doesn't give a crap about jailbreaking. It's great for them because it excuses them of having to provide warranty support. They do have an obligation to patch exploits in their OS (which is how the phone is often jailbroken)
As much as I hate Apple (and I do!), they are not under any obligation to support jailbreaking/unlocking. The government's ruling simply states that those individuals who are looking to jailbreak/unlock their iPhone, or root their Android phones, or ... (continues)