Since the Apple TV runs the a varient of the firmware and is now susceptible it will be interesting to see what the jailbreaking community can now achieve with Apples latest TV produc.
It’s looking like SHAtter is going to be the gift that keeps on giving. Even though the new AppleTV isn’t yet in people’s homes, the firmware is available on Apple’s normal public distribution servers and SHAtter has been used to decrypt its keys! The main filesystem (“Mojave8M89.K66OS”) key for 018-8609-066.dmg is:
If you’re familiar with vfdecrypt, you can use that key to decrypt the image and mount it. If you do so, feel free to use the comments section to discuss what you discover there (And of course, thanks @pod2g!)
Since the exploit is a bootrom Apple will surely try to patch the hole using a revised version of the hardware now that the exploit is public. So dont delay in ordering your iOS device to make sure you get the exploitable hardware version.
Via Slashgear Via Redmond Pie
Updated 1st October 2010.
The iPhone Dev Team have now managed to jailbreak the Apple TV, full details at the link below.Filed Under: Apple, Cool Mods