iOS 12 jailbreak on iPhone XS achieved, this was really fast. The well-known Chinese hacking team Pangu is here and has once again surprised us with iOS 12 jailbreak which running on the shinny new Apple device iPhone XS.
Pangu jailbreak team was away from the jailbreak scene, since the Pangu untethered jailbreak for iOS 9 back in October 2015.
Earlier today, the well-known iOS security researcher Min(Spark) Zheng shared a Tweet with two screenshots showing a working iOS 12 jailbreak on iPhone XS with A12 Bionic chip achieved by one of the Pangu researchers.
iOS 12 Jailbreak Exploit
Spark’s tweet also showed that iOS 12 jailbreak works by bypassing a functional PAC (Pointer authentication codes) mitigation implemented in the new Apple’s A12 Bionic chip.
In addition, we can confirm that iOS 12 jailbreak exploit should work with iPhone XS Max. Because the hardware is very much identical to iPhone XS.
iOS 12 Jailbreak Release Date?
Till now, there is no official announcement regarding iOS 12 jailbreak from Pangu jailbreak team. Consequently, it is not clear if the Chinese jailbreak team is going to release it of public or not.
Therefor, we are waiting for the official announcement which will make things clear, I expect to see this in the coming few days.
- iPhone XS Max
- iPhone XS
- iPhone XR (may be)
- iPhone X (unknown)
- iOS 12 jailbreak is at a very preliminary stage.
- There is no official release date so far.
- No one knows if it will be tethered or untethered jailbreak
- iPhone XS Max / iPhone XS will be supported in case Apple won’t patch the discovered exploit.
So, how are you feeling right now about the new jailbreaking? Let us know in the comments below.