Last month, on September 18th to be precise, Apple seeded the much awaited iOS 7 firmware update to customers. The day it released its new iPhones the company rolled out an incremental bug fixing update, iOS 7.0.1, for them. A couple of weeks later it was reported that iOS 7 had a couple of gaping security vulnerabilities. Apple then seeded iOS 7.0.2 to big those bugs. According to a new report by BGR, Apple has already seeded iOS 7.0.3 to its partners and employees. The company is expected to rollout this firmware update to the public sometime next week.

The report doesn’t give a concrete release date, only timeframe of next week is provided. Since iOS 7.0.3 is likely to be an incremental update, given its version number, one can’t expect it come bearing any new features. There is a possibility that it might bring additional bug fixes, particularly for the one that has been affecting a large number of iMessage users. Build number of iOS 7.0.3 is said to be 11B491. The next major iOS update, iOS 7.1, is expected to be released later this month. This particular update is said come pre-installed on the company’s new tablets, both of which are reportedly going to be unveiled on October 15th.

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