iOS 13.3 tfp0 exploit teased, hints at possible jailbreaking on A12/A13 devices
Jailbreaking is the last resort for an iPhone/iPad user to obtain advanced level of customisation. You know, the firmware from Cupertino is proprietary except for its open-source components! That means, you won’t get to delve into all the internals of the platform.
Hence, it’s impossible for a regular user to alter default options on iOS/iPadOS. This very reason gave rise to jailbreaking, a process of acquiring exhilarated privileges to change built-in attributes of the software.
In order to jailbreak, you have to use a suitable tool (checkra1n, unc0ver, Chimera, etc.) and each one of them wield an exploit. For example, checkra1n manoeuvres checkm8 bootrom exploit, unc0ver (v3.3.7), Sock Port kernel exploit, and Chimera (v1.3.9), Sock Puppet 3 exploit.
At present, only checkra1n has support for iOS 13. Does that mean you can jailbreak any iPhone with iOS 13 or above? No, not at all! The official website clearly states the results might be negative on devices launched after iPhone X.
So yeah, you need to live with congested abilities of the raw OS if you have an iPhone XS/XS Max/XR/11/11 Pro/11 Pro max, iPad Pro 2018 11-inch/12.9-inch (Third-generation), iPad Mini (5th generation), or iPad Air (2019, 3rd generation).
Today, we happened to notice a tweet that teased tfp0 exploit (more info about tfp0 patch here). What makes it alluring is the possibility of having it to jailbreak A12/A13 devices, for which no alternative options are available right now.
— 08Tc3wBB (@08Tc3wBB) December 20, 2019
Only an exploit has surfaced online. Meaning, it would take significant time to see a jailbreak tool based on this. Wait, what! The developer doesn’t want to release a tfp0 JB gear for public use. Have a look at the tweet given below to get more details.
Let me clarify some stuff.
I talked with @08Tc3wBB and he said that he is planning to sell this. He doesn’t know where yet and therefore he cant know if he will be able to release this. So please don’t ask for eta. He will update as soon as he knows something.
Bad, isn’t it? However, don’t forget to stay tuned to this story if you want to know the latest updates related to tfp0 exploit. No matter he releases a tool or sell it off to get a bug bounty, you can read the details here anyway.
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