iOS < 12.4.1 - 'Jailbreak' Local Privilege Escalation

ID: 103081
CVE: None
Download vulnerable application: None
Exploit Title: SockPuppet 3
Date: September 8, 2019
Exploit Author: Umang Raghuvanshi
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Software Link:
Version: iOS 11.0—12.2, iOS 12.4
Tested on: iOS 11.0—12.2, iOS 12.4
CVE: CVE-2019-8605

This is an alternative (and complete) exploit for CVE-2019-8605. I have only implemented the exploit and do not claim any rights for discovering and/or publishing the vulnerability. The actual exploit code is in “SockPuppet3.cpp”, other files are either helpers or documentation. This exploit [1] has already been verified in production several times [2] [3], however, I can assist in additional verification if required.


1-4-2 (www01)