[Full-disclosure] On the iPhone PDF and kernel exploit
pablo at ximen.es
Wed Aug 4 18:56:47 BST 2010
I believe Jailbreakme.com is just REsurfacing,as it used to be used back in
the days of the first gen iPhone also for jailbreaking. So, it's not
excatly the first time this is happening.
2010/8/4 Marcello Barnaba (void) <vjt at openssl.it>
> For the first time in my life, a 0-day exploiting remote code execution,
> sandbox escaping and privilege escalation has been packaged for general
> user consumption via a web site ( http://jailbreakme.com ). The actual
> pdf exploit can be downloaded here: http://jailbreakme.com/_/.
> What puzzles me is.. no notices here on FD, no info on Bugtraq, no CVE,
> no press release by the CERT, as of now.
> The cat & mouse game played by the iPhone dev team and Apple is done to
> liberate our devices from useless restrictions, but the whole point for
> them to exist is because said devices live in a walled garden, that is
> really useful only to the company behind it.
> I've posted more thougths and the few technical details I was able to
> gather (from a tweet!) here:
> What do you think? Did someone reverse engineer the exploit?
> ~ marcello.barnaba at gmail.com
> ~ http://www.linkedin.com/in/marcellobarnaba
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