5.50 Exploit?

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  1. Yamagushi
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    Sorry if your not supposed to post about this or something like that. I haven't had the time to keep entirely up to date on the happenings. What happened to that 5.50 exploit, has there been any news on it, did the guy flat out cancel it? Thanks!
     


  2. Relys

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    Homebrew is alive and well: https://gbatemp.net/threads/5-5-0-progress.410558/

    There's pretty much no reason to need privilege escalation to kernel for any purpose other than piracy. Don't expect myself or anyone else to be releasing new kernel exploits any time soon.
     
  3. Yamagushi
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    I'm referring to the kernel exploit. So that didn't answer the question. Thanks
     
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    I have a kernel exploit for 5.50 so yes, I did answer your question.
     
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    it was all a lie
     
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    Then your "exploit" is not the one I'm referring to. So no you didn't. But congrats on having an exploit. I'm sure it makes you feel better about all the shortcomings in your life. Seriously, grow up. Anyone can claim to have an exploit, put up or shut up.
     
  7. Relys

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    No, Hykem was working on an IOSU vulnerability (I don't know about the details for that though). MN1 identified another vulnerability in IOSU which I can confirm exists. Smea/plutoo/yellows8/derek have their own IOSU vuln they worked on which is very early in the boot chain.

    As for PPC kernel there is only one other vulnerability that I'm aware of (which I have full code for). I identified that it might lead to something awhile back but couldn't get my write primitive to work. MN1 RE'd the code further and was able to get the primitive to work in the kernel heap which lead to development of a write, what, where primitive used to overwrite the syscall table.
     
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    Hykem's is the one I'm referring to. Couldn't recall his name but that's it.
     
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    He was working on porting it to other firmware versions but got busy with work/school.
     
  10. sTo0z

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    To explain further, this is sort of a sore topic around here. Hykem had a few release dates planned to try and appease everyone, but eventually led to various circumstances that caused him to delay releases to try and improve what he had.

    Eventually all the self-entitled whiners started to harass him endlessly. This provoked him to poke a little fun at the naysayers and he released (most of) some keys related to WiiU. The remaining characters of the keys were easily bruteforced from the community and it proved Hykem knew what he was talking about (those in the know already had no doubt).

    Time continued to go by but the harassment reached critical and I think he may have just had a "screw you guys, why should I put up with this stuff when there's more important things in the world" attitude (don't quote me I'm speculating).

    For a long time now, Hykem has not updated and given any word publicly about his progress, or whether he still plans to release. Maybe the ugly community forced him back "underground" and maybe he is collaborating with some folks behind the scenes. Until he publicly states using one of his own social accounts or here, take that as the latest.

    Smealum posted some incredible proof-of-concepts, including a similar setup to EmuNAND on 3DS, but he has openly stated several times that no one should expect a release anytime soon (if ever).

    So in short, nothing of what you're thinking of/looking for has (publicly) progressed or been released.

    An excellent thread to keep an eye on, which happens to be stickied:
    http://gbatemp.net/threads/hacking-the-wiiu-a-simple-progress-guide.338900/

    He is very good at keeping it updated. If something is released, you'll know fairly easily.

    Good day, sir.
     
  11. BothyBhoy

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    well all you guys with all the exploits, what do you do exactly with the exploit. im pretty sure your not using it for homebrew because thats practically non existent, and as you say you wont release due to piracy. and according to you all you dont pirate stuff. so whats the point in having an exploit then??????
     
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    @sTo0z Thank you for a very good answer. Much appreciated. Topic can be closed.
     
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    A lot if they managed to use TCPGecko
     
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    i see thank you for that information. am obliged
     
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    This is excluding game mods though, right? imo for a thriving scene, homebrew and modding both need to be present. I'd say aside from piracy, modding is next in line for most looked forward to feature of a hacked console.
     
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    I want my free games, and hentai splatoon mods.
     
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    the point is they have it we dont even if we did get it ..it would take weeks to do anything with it i own the 3 best games on the wii nfsmb splatoon nsmash bros
     
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    Mario maker?
     
  19. street

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    its easy to be condescending to a group of teenagers very well played you must be pleased is your wife?

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    got that 2 lol forgot to add it but in all honesty it is pretty lame
     
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    Are you replying to me? Error 404: Commas not found me no understand what you saying. Also thanks for assuming I have a wife, actually pretty flattering ;).
     
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