CTurt publishes new PS4 Kernel exploit details (sys_dynlib_prepare_dlclose PS4 kernel heap overflow)


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24 Responses

  1. Loki

    I hope this gets released soon, I have a brand new old PS4 on firmware 1.52. Getting itchy fingers.

  2. Bunnymod

    This is at least a step in the right direction on Cturt’s part and again it is much appreciated. I believe we’ll get something big eventually but this is much better than just holding it back for themselves, I’m just curious if any of the other exploits are yet to be patched, which I have my doubts, but one can dream.

    • Meh

      How is this a step into any direction? Some pretentious guy publishing media and no exploit. Same news as ever, drama queening: “Found,… no release,… gonna go,… new stuff,… no release, …”. Hope a cool guy gets an exploit soon … this annoying.

      • Hmm

        I would agree. The information on the page look juicy. But in reality, there are problems to use whats there without kernel access. It’s basically like saying: “There is the best ice cream shop here up north. When you enter the city just go left then right, right” -> Which city is it though?

        – “100 allocs so that the next two are next to each other” => depends on their (relatively exact) environment + no way to verify without kernel access
        – “will be almost 4 times as large” => additional uncertainty + no way to verify without kernel access (despite what they say)
        – everything is written a bit vague, flamboyant (and chaotic). He tells a long caotic story that has nothing to do with the end, and you have to filter it. I feel like watching LoTR … You can figure it out, but yet again another stone and definitely not for somebody new to try (though with the right information it could be).

        I am sure somebody can make it work (*sigh*), but yet again hes holding back artificially (but wants the fame) and meanwhile Sony is auditing their code and enabling a ***load of security they missed out on for the next firmware.

  3. Manuel Eduardo Koegler

    Pretty nice to know that, unlike what once seemed to be the case, Cturt is still continuing his work on the ps4.
    Sure would be nice however if one could access the exploits without having to be on ancient firmwares.
    Ah well, patience is a virtue.

  4. John

    Nice to see that cturt it still working on the ps4. Hopefully we’re able to play backups one day.

  5. AMD

    Any chance of this being exploitable on the Vita?

    • warfaren

      No, the Vita is even known to have better security than PS4

    • nope

      Slim chance but I wouldn’t say no chance at all. Both systems are heavily based off of freeBSD so there may come a time where a vulnerability found on PS4 could be ported to the Vita. Very slim chance, but one can dream I guess..

  6. Tummyguts

    As i predicted soon we will get a cfw then a downgrader but at the end of the day it was well worth the holding back of updating the ps4 entirely!

  7. Carnby77

    I need PS2 and Dreamcast Emulator on PS4…for heavens sake release it already!

  8. Predator0808

    Same here, thanx to wololo’s advices I managed to get new PS4 with 1.75 WF,now just waiting for something to come up 😀

  9. sig

    anyone knows how to run the webkit exploit on a 1.75 without signing on psn to access the url ?

    • Meh

      Under options there is a lifebelt icon which is used to visit a support page. Redirect the page from your router to your PC.

  10. sig

    or access the file browser

  11. xstationbr

    soon, PS4 running PS2 Native, and maybe PS3 ISO too.

  12. vlad

    Wololo should i wait to update my console?? because i am waiting, i did not update to the 3.15 version, there is a chance that any exploit will be release in next weeks ??

  13. Fwit

    Is this guy for real. Does he work for SONY ?????? Detailing the exploits before releasing them for Sony to patch. What ***. Someone release CFW so this Idiot stops posting all his C R A P

    • wololo

      Surely you’ve missed the part at the *very top* of the article that explains the exploit was already patched a very long time ago, in firmware 2.xx?

  14. Scotty

    Be cool to have everything under the ps4 hood. Steam Os, remix os and of course all the retro emulators including dolphin. A bit of a wish list but needs the experts help.