Chronic Dev Team Finds 5 Userland Exploits in iOS 5

Posted September 17, 2011 at 3:24pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 18150 views

The Chronic Dev Team has announced that they've found 5 userland exploits in iOS 5 making it very likely that an untethered jailbreak will be available for the upcoming firmware.

P0sixninja made the announcement at MyGreatFest, an iCommunity and Jailbreak convention currently being held in London, England.

While this is a "record breaking number of exploits found", userland exploits can be easily fixed via a minor software update. By keeping the exploits secret, the Chronic Dev Team is hoping that Apple won't fix them before the expected iOS 5 launch next month.

Notably, if the exploits are still present in iOS 5 when it releases, this will bring a jailbreak to the iPad 2 once again.

[via RedmondPie]

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Peter - September 18, 2011 at 3:19am
Anyone know if the iphone 5 will be available unlocked right away?
? - September 18, 2011 at 1:52am
It's okay. Comex is fixing it for Apple!
uMizcall - September 18, 2011 at 12:20am
Thats awesome news.. thank you Dev team,you guys are awesome Thanks to you I have an iPhone .... When jailbreak stops then I'll stop buying apple products Cant wait
Bill gates testicles - September 18, 2011 at 9:42am
You're a knob!
uMizcal - October 16, 2011 at 8:36pm
You are a Dick!! Suce ma Bite ..
xypher - September 17, 2011 at 11:02pm
mmmm well there r 2 ex hacker guys working for apple now..i hope they help the devteam
das - September 17, 2011 at 7:18pm
Great job Chronic!! I hope you will keep their mouth shut. comex is gone already. some day apple will offer p0sixninja a couple of bucks and he'll turn too
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