iPhone Dev Team Discovers Another Exploit For iPhone OS 3.1.3 Baseband

iPhone 3.1.3

There is more good news for iPhone users who want to jailbreak and unlock their iPhone.

MuscleNerd of the iPhone Dev Team has tweeted that just re-discovered a crashing command that yellowsn0w, the iPhone unlocking software was originally going to use.

It means that he has found another working exploit for the baseband bundled in iPhone OS 3.1.3, which should help them figure out a way to jailbreak and unlock the latest iPhone OS.

The iPhone hacking community has already discovered two working exploits for the baseband 05.12.01 that is bundled in iPhone OS 3.1.3.

Last week, Sherif Hashim had also discovered an exploit for iPhone OS 3.1.3 baseband last week and MuscleNerd of the iPhone Dev Team had confirmed that it is working.

And we reported yesterday that Geohot, the iPhone hacking expert who had released popular jailbreaking and unlocking tools like blackra1n, blacksn0w and more had discovered another working exploit for baseband 05.12.01 that was bundled with iPhone OS 3.1.3.

MuscleNerd announced on his Twitter page:

"Ha just re-found crashing command yellowsn0w was originally going to use before +stkprof. Apple fixed it *accidentally* in 02.28.00.
some commands have come and gone. some command holes have come and gone. this command has come and gone but not the hole:)
it still seems accidental though 🙂 there are no overt signs that they've closed the hole, but the byte alignment kills it"

He goes on to add:

"Apple has built in this bizzare intepreter into their baseband.

Why is it in production units? Fun!"

It is still not clear if they’re talking about the same exploit or different ones.

In any case, since the iPhone Dev Team and Geohot have one or more working exploits for the latest baseband, they could soon release tools to jailbreak and unlock iPhone OS 3.1.3.

As always, we’ll keep you posted so stay tuned here at iPhone Hacks or follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our RSS feed.

[via iClarifiedMuscleNerd’s Twitter page]