iPhone Dev-Team say SHAtter Exploit Will Also Jailbreak the New Apple TV but you need to BUY IT NOW!!!
Members of the iPhone Dev Team have dropped hints on Twitter that it will be possible to jailbreak the new Apple TV.
Team members pod2g and iPhone-Dev have both mentioned that the SHAtter exploit has been able to decrypt the Apple TV’s firmware’s keys. While Apple TVs are not yet in people’s hands, the firmware is available from Apple’s public distribution servers.
Team Member MuscleNerd also warned potential jailbreakers via Twitter: “Those interested in *potential* AppleTV JBs, better buy early! Remember iPhone 3GS hardware was updated to fix JB hole.” Indeed, Apple has already released a firmware update for the Apple TV, though we don’t know if it addresses this exploit.
It’s looking like SHAtter is going to be the gift that keeps on giving. Even though the new AppleTV isn’t yet in people’s homes, the firmware is available on Apple’s normal public distribution servers and SHAtter has been used to decrypt its keys! The main filesystem (“Mojave8M89.K66OS”) key for 018-8609-066.dmg is:
If you’re familiar with vfdecrypt, you can use that key to decrypt the image and mount it. If you do so, feel free to use the comments section to discuss what you discover there (And of course, thanks @pod2g!)
Since this is a bootrom level exploit, Apple will have to patch it by releasing a revised version of the hardware once the exploit is public. Therefore you must get your iOS devices early in order to make sure you get the older exploitable hardware.