Google Project Zero seems to be a focus on other companies found vulnerabilities in the software team, Motherboard according to foreign media reports, the team prepares to release a recently discovered vulnerability in iOS 11. Although iOS 11.2 has fixed the flaw, it may still make iOS 11 open for the first timePrison Break.
As Motherboard mentioned, Google, the biggest competitor of apple, is studying the iOS loophole, which may sound a little strange. However, this is exactly what Project Zero plans to do, and the team's security researcher, Ian Beer, is a well-known iOS bug hunter.
Of the 15 problems of the latest iOS 11.2 update fix, 5 are responsible for the Ian Beer. This week, Ian Beer from a tweet that he will soon share more information on special equipment and advice to those on the iOS 11 kernel security people interested in preserving a computer running iOS 11.1.2 or earlier system, the first part (tfp0) will be released soon.
"Tfp0 represents the kernel task port, which allows you to control the core of the operating system," Motherboard points out. The site also predicts that Ian Beer will not share "complete, unfettered"Prison Break"That is to say, you have to insert the phone into the computer so that you can start at any time.
However, people in the field of information security believe that the information released by Ian Beer will allow others to provide a complete iOS 11Prison BreakFunction. Once done in the Tencent Keen Lab teamPrison BreakAccording to the research Marco Grassi, "the development of Ian Beer is absolutely complete."Prison BreakEspecially on the iPhone 6S and the previous iPhone. "
Although we saw iOS 11.1 last monthPrison BreakDemo, but it has not been published in public. As for the development of Ian Beer, developers Jonathan Levin and others have prepared resources to help interested parties to use the tfp0 version.