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06-01-2009, 05:18 PM #1
Apple Releases iTunes 8.2, Jailbreakers beware
Apple released iTunes 8.2 early this afternoon, an update to its music jukebox software and online store interface for the Mac and Windows. It's available for download through the Software Update system preference.
Apple notes that iTunes 8.2 now supports iPhones and iPod touches equipped with the iPhone 3.0 software update. Other accessibility improvements and bug fixes have also been made.
Jailbreakers beware: Apple also improved security in iTunes 8.2. According to a notice, Apple has improved bounds checking in 8.2 to prevent a stack buffer overflow problem that could lead to unexpected app termination or arbitrary code execution.
Today's iTunes 8.2 update changes the way your computer talks to the device. This affects things like QuickPwn and PwnageTool when they try to identify what's connected. Also, ssh over usb breaks due to same reasons. Fixes are in the works but for now avoid 8.2(These are probably *not* anti-jailbreak maneuvers, just Apple changing protocols that normally only Apple cares about.) To fully uninstall iTunes 8.2 on Mac, close all iTunes and do this from Terminal.app. Do NOT mistype it .. https://twerbose.com/t8791
iTunes 8.2 Update == Bad. It will check the hash of newer firmware images, call the mothership when restoring to beta firmwares, have updated MobileDevice so programs like QuickPwn and anything else that uses MD will get messed up, make sure your device has the correct security epoch, chipid, security domain, production mode, board id, bb chip id, etc. They can all be patched, but for now, hold back from updating.
If you install iTunes 8.2, QuickPwn and PwnageTool will not be able to talk to your phone correctly. You can always jailbreak with iTunes 8.1 or iTunes 8.2 prerelease for beta 4.
Last edited by StealthBravo; 06-01-2009 at 05:59 PM.
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06-01-2009, 05:21 PM #2
06-01-2009, 05:23 PM #3
Yup, I noticed it today when I was syncing.
Thanks for the heads up guys.
06-01-2009, 05:35 PM #4
06-01-2009, 05:37 PM #5
Glad I stopped by here prior to updating.
06-01-2009, 05:50 PM #6
Wait...so how does this affect jailbreaking?Does this rag smell like chloroform to you?
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06-01-2009, 05:50 PM #7
So you can't jailbreak anymore?
06-01-2009, 05:50 PM #8
I'm glad I never update until there Is a least 5 or 6 pages on a post about the update. I hold off and see what happens to the brave ones.
06-01-2009, 05:54 PM #9
06-01-2009, 05:56 PM #10
Thanks for the heads up!!
06-01-2009, 06:00 PM #11
06-01-2009, 06:04 PM #12
The only update I see is QuickTime 7.6.2?
06-01-2009, 06:05 PM #13
not that anyone cares....do you think this breaks the Pre's syncing abilities before its even released?
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06-01-2009, 06:25 PM #14
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06-01-2009, 07:03 PM #16
so will the update affect already jailbroken phones and maybe some cracked apps if i had any of those by chance? thanks.
06-01-2009, 07:03 PM #17
It should not effect anyone who is already jailbroken.
Last edited by StealthBravo; 06-01-2009 at 07:07 PM.
06-01-2009, 07:04 PM #18
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ok i just install the new itunes and my phone is not connecting
06-01-2009, 07:08 PM #19
06-01-2009, 07:14 PM #20
looks like i wont be updating my stuff until july and only AFTER all the expert devs have had their way with it!Herp a derp a derp a doooo!