Vita hack: SKFU finds new vulnerabilities?

A Few hours ago, developer SKFU (known for his work on the PS3, but also recently for some investigations on the Vita security) posted a screenshot of his Vita showing some HTML in what is supposed to usually show official messages from Sony’s updates or packages.

Knowing SKFU’s passion for everything network-related, I’m assuming he’s doing some tests using some local DNS changes… or maybe he managed to put some of his own files in an official package? That would be exciting.

In previous tweets this week, he mentioned he found 2 potentially usable vulnerabilities on the Vita

VITA is back to life, since last tweet found 2 new possibile vulnerabilities. If it runs good, news in blog this evening!

That was, however, 2 days ago, and his blog wasn’t updated since then, so I’m assuming he ran into a few issues. (the “back to life” comment refers to the official 1.52 firmware which bricked his Vita…or appeared to do so…which turned out to be that the battery had to charge for almost 24 hours before the Vita accepting to turn on, for some reason)

Obviously lots of this experimentation will probably not lead to anything, but for now, every bit on info on the internals of the Vita is interesting. Let’s keep digging :)

 

source: SKFU’s twitter via mamosuke

  1. Crimson Flamebreaker’s avatar

    Keep it up :D

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  2. Reine’s avatar

    ganbatte..

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  3. syafiq tatsuya’s avatar

    do your best :D

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  4. mamo’s avatar

    That sounds great!
    It is not long before We can play vita games for free. We cant wait!

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    1. Iono’s avatar

      Ahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha. True.

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    2. rafael707’s avatar

      vita games will never be free, give up on life…

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    3. Guardian’s avatar

      Vita Games for free, yeah right! Get a life man!

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  5. Asmith906’s avatar

    hey wololo does opencma allow you to back up legally purchased games with always being connected to the internet.

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    1. rafael707’s avatar

      i wonder if this vulnerability is within the game ridge racer, or in the software..

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  6. Asmith906’s avatar

    without always being connected to the internet

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  7. dimy93’s avatar

    Quite strange – wonder if he is able to rebuild an update package after changing it (apart from the information file he is messing with)- this would be great

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  8. ortegoli’s avatar

    Hi Wololo im waiting for good news.
    thanks for every think

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  9. xiao V’s avatar

    That sounds great!

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  10. lindo’s avatar

    good work. luck

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  11. tracer22jhayahr’s avatar

    Hi, does anyone knows if the ps vita 3g/wifi can call and text? thanks

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