The Pwn20wnd team is out with another beta of unc0ver 3.0.0 with some major changes and improvements. While the jailbreak tool is still only compatible with iOS 11 – iOS 11.4.1., it does add partial support for iOS 12 as well.
Jailbreak iOS 12 - 12.4.1: How To, Download, and News
Following the release of a developer-only jailbreak for iOS 12 by GeoSn0w, Jake James has released rootlessJB 3.0 with iOS 12 support. Right now, rootlessJB supports A9-A11 devices running iOS 12 – iOS 12.1.2. This means Apple’s latest iPhones powered by its A12 Bionic chip including the iPhone XS and iPhone XR are not supported by it.
Over the last few weeks, quite a few iOS 12 exploits have been detailed raising hopes of a possible iOS 12 jailbreak. Ian Beer of Google’s Project Zero team has now published another new iOS 12 exploit.
Security researcher Brandon Azad has released an exploit for iPhones and iPads iOS 12 – iOS 12.1.2. The voucher_swap exploit can be used to build a fake kernel task port which gives one the ability to read and write arbitrary kernel memory.
An updated version of futurestore has been released that is compatible with Face ID-equipped iPhones like the iPhone X, iPhone XS, and iPhone XR. Previously, one could not use futurestore to downgrade back to an unsigned iOS firmware as it would break Face ID.
Since November last year, we have seen Chinese security researchers show off an iOS 12 exploit but they never got around to detailing it or releasing it to the public. Today though, Qixun Zhao of the Qihoo 360 Vulcan team has provided a detailed write-up of his Chaos PoC paving the way for a possible iOS 12 jailbreak on pre-A12 devices
Chinese security researchers Min Zheng and Xialong Bai have taken to Twitter to show off a POP attack proof on the iPhone XS Max running iOS 12.1.2. Min Zheng had earlier showcased a similar security exploit but that was only applicable on an iPhone 6s.
Min Zheng, a security engineer at Alibaba, has shown off an iOS 12.1.2 exploit over on Twitter. As proof, he has posted some command line screenshots of root access on iOS 12.1.2 on an iPhone 6s.
The latest update to the popular Unc0ver jailbreak for iOS 11 – iOS 11.4 beta 3 adds a useful Re-Jailbreak feature which would make the life of jailbroken iPhone users easy if they end up installing a bad or incompatible tweak on their device.