iPhone security 101

Monday, 4 February 2008, 1:06 AM EST

After getting access to an iPhone Unix shell, you can observe that every process runs as root. This is why the jailbreak process succeed, as the exploitation of the libtiff vulnerability through MobileSafari provided unlimited privileges on the device. Any future security flaw in any iPhone application can lead to a similar complete system compromise.

At the RaDaJo blog.

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