mast1c0re PS4/PS5 Hack: CTurt reveals unpatched userland exploit within the PS2 emulator


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18 Responses

  1. osumaniac says:

    So this requires us to update the console to the latest firmware version? Haven’t touched my ps5 since the beginning of 2021

    • wololo says:

      I wouldn’t upgrade just right now if I were you. A lower firmware PS5 is much more valuable than getting the PS2 exploitable game, in the current state of things.

  2. X says:

    Well, great, but how to put PS2 save (vmc) on PS4 or PS5 in the first place? PS4 can export it and import it but PFS static keys for USB wasn’t published so we cannot sign “save” to be imported via USB.

    • wololo says:

      Very good point. That’s the “devil’s in the details” part of the article, I do feel there are lots of questions here around signing saves.

  3. Charles Fasano says:

    I already bought the game a while ago. I have 2 PS4 Pros that are low enough just waiting to be hacked as well as a PS5 that already has my account on it. Can’t wait for more.

  4. Oogie Boogie says:

    Cool that 10.00 is vulnerable.

    Uncool how all these hackers keep snitching to *** Sony. I do have to wonder where we’d be if they didn’t do that ***.

    • Yohoki says:

      They’re getting paid a LOT to do it, and Sony has allowed many of the vulnerabilities to be published. So, I’d say it’s a win on both sides. Hackers get paid to do what they already love doing, and the scene gets the releases after Sony has patched them.

      Before hand, hackers would wait to release an exploit AFTER it was already patched, so we wouldn’t see the exploit publicly for a long time anyway.

    • Mo says:

      I wouldn’t call it snitching…. Most of them are getting paid. That was a smart move by $ony.

  5. Ohno says:

    Not sure I like this.. I get the feeling Sony will be removing the PS2 emulator as a result. Like what they did with otherOS on PS3

  6. anxiy7 says:

    Mu PS4Pro still in 9.60. Should I just stay with this FW?

  7. Tony says:

    $ony can burn in heck.

  8. X says:

    There is no PSX/PS2/PSP emulator in PS4 and PS5 firmware. Each game developer preparing emulator build for its own, so it is possible that all vulnerable games which don’t get updates, will be deleted from a store.

  9. Yolo12 says:

    I m on fw 10.00. ( little *** of a czn updated it)
    So it means i m good as it still is vulnerable/not patched i guess as per the article.?

  10. X says:

    @Alex Yes. Each game, using its own optimized for exactly this game emulator (different build, with patches and resources like trophies, textures, objects etc. depend of game). In case of Sony platforms it is Sony emulator (with powerful scripting engine, far far more than on PS3) but it is standalone distributed with game. All hope for this exploit are emulated games distributed physically (in assumption that PFS keys for USB ever leaked, because currently You have no way to import virtual memory card with hacked emulated game save inside, to the console).

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