Google Project Zero 'tpf0' exploit whets appetite for iOS 11 jailbreak

Google’s Project Zero iOS bug hunter Ian Beer has released details about an iOS 11 exploit that could offer up a jailbreak for iOS 11.1.2.

Beer last week teased that he had an exploit called ‘tfp0’, which is short for the kernel task port in iOS, and has today followed with an exploit using two recently patched flaws that may offer the rare prospect of a possible jailbreak on iOS.

It appears what he has released isn’t a full jailbreak but enough to allow security researchers to bypass software restrictions imposed by Apple and test a newish version of iOS. It may also help create a jailbreak for those interested in testing iOS 11.1.2 or below.

Beer published details of an ‘async_wake’ exploit and…

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