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  • Chronic Dev Team Releases Crash Data Recovery Tool for Exploit Discovery - Lend a Hand

    The Chronic Dev Team released a crash data recovery tool that is useful for collecting crash reports that may help with future exploits.

    As hinted by Joshua Hill (@p0sixninja) a few times on his Twitter profile over the past couple of weeks, the Chronic Dev Team has been working on something behind the scenes, unrelated to an actual iOS 5 untethered jailbreak. Although the sensationalism in Josh's recent tweet made it sound like a jailbreak, it is not the case. Instead, it is a crash data recovery tool which is a potential component for discovering new and useful iOS exploits - a stepping stone towards better and faster exploits.

    According to the blog post on the Greenpois0n website, Apple pushed hard and patched a few critical exploits between iOS 5 betas on October 12, crippling the team's progress and ability to release an iOS 5 untethered jailbreak at this time. The team is fighting back by issuing weapons of mass exploitation - a tool for users to send useful crash reports to the team.

    The Chronic Dev Team has built and released an application (known as the CDev Reporter) that pulls crash reports off your iOS device and sends them to the Chronic Dev Team's servers. In the process, your iTunes configuration is changed so that diagnostic reports are no longer sent to Apple. This prevents further connection with Apple in order to ensure crash reports are gathered appropriately by the Chronic Dev Team. Here's the download for both Mac and Windows below:

    CDev Reporter - Mac
    CDev Reporter - Windows

    Lend them a hand and utilize the tool whenever possible. You have an opportunity to ensure a brighter jailbreak future - how will you exploit this opportunity?

    Source: Greenpois0n, Joshua Hill
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Chronic Dev Team Releases Crash Data Recovery Tool for Exploit Discovery - Lend a Hand started by Joshua Tucker View original post
    Comments 29 Comments
    1. nhoj_yelbom's Avatar
      nhoj_yelbom -
      199 iphone 4s crash reports uploaded! thanks chronic dev!
    1. Jsouthernindiana's Avatar
      Jsouthernindiana -
      I am on red snow tethered and anytime I add a program like winter board that requires a reboot I close it out and then close cydia out of my multi tasking. Everything runs fine. Even winter board. I reboot whenever I get the chance to do so.
    1. lighter's Avatar
      lighter -
      check the blog the windows version is there now too
    1. ericwall's Avatar
      ericwall -
      357 Logs uploaded on iPhone 4s
      57 Logs uploaded on iPod Touch 4G
    1. littlelisa63's Avatar
      littlelisa63 -
      I got 548 crash reports on iPhone 4s but get error at 23%
    1. spooneditr's Avatar
      spooneditr -
      Quote Originally Posted by lighter View Post
      check the blog the windows version is there now too
      Sweet!! Gonna check when I get home
    1. jwil736's Avatar
      jwil736 -
      Uhhh... Only 31 crash reports. iP4s 5.0 since launch day.
    1. Cer0's Avatar
      Cer0 -
      157 on i4 5.0.
      41 on ipad 1 5.0.
      72 on 3GS on 5.0
    1. littlelisa63's Avatar
      littlelisa63 -
      Finally managed to upload crash report...568 reports
      Hope this helps the dev team with a ios5 jb
      Good luck dev team 😄