WiiU has autoupdated despite blocking!

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by elunesgrace, Jul 30, 2014.

  1. elunesgrace
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    I have added to my router to block the following website links:

    nus.c.shop.nintendowifi.net
    nus.cdn.c.shop.nintendowifi.net
    nus.cdn.shop.wii.com
    nus.wup.shop.nintendo.net
    nus.cdn.wup.shop.nintendo.net

    And yet today after I played mario kart, and exited it, it said it was auto updating and needs to restart.

    What did I miss? This is troubling =/.
     


  2. Tomobobo

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    Same thing happened to me, but I had only a couple IPs blocked.
     
  3. Foxi4

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    Ah, the wonders of going online... :)
     
  4. elunesgrace
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    Thing is I didn't go online, nor did I want to. Perhaps I should just remove the internet connection completely.
     
  5. razielleonhart

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    sure fire way of no auto updates.... stay off line B-)
     
  6. Foxi4

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    That would be a good idea for now, as you must've missed a tidbit in your settings or your router just derped and forgot about the blacklist.
     
  7. the_randomizer

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    Well that's a bunch of bollocks. Don't worry, 5.1.0 is safe as stated by Crediar.
     
  8. loco365

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    It's safe, but the leaked exploit still won't work with it, so it's considered a useless firmware for the current end-user.
     
  9. the_randomizer

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    Until the exploit is retrofitted, er, updated to work with 5.x, yes, as stated by Crediar. The leaked exploit is of no use to most end-users like you said ;) But the fact blacklisting the IP addresses doesn't seem to be efficacious perturbs me.
     
  10. moc

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    I had blocked the above links and same thing happened to me, but my problem was a 5 year old playing Disney infinity who turned the Wii u on and just pressed yes. The only safe way will be to stay offline totally I think but then would the browser exploit not work as you need a web connection for the exlolit?
     
  11. Elliander

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    Here's what I ended up doing: Instead of blocking an IP address, I disabled background downloads in settings and disabled downloads while the console is turned off. If it says that it will update I just unplug the router, power off the console and power it back on. Then I delete the Wifi password from settings and after checking to see what is in the update I then allow it to go online again.

    Of course, if you have children in the house, good luck getting them to understand why they can't play online. The only way to make sure they don't do it for you is by keeping the Wii U offline completely.
     
  12. crediar

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    Don't put words in my mouth.
    All I said was that the browser wasn't updated!

    5.1.0 updates "OSv11" which includes the PPC kernel and all the SDK libs, there is a chance they fixed exploits in the kernel, who knows ...
     
  13. ZeroLimits

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    What I do is just turn off autodownload software and turn off stand-by operations and the Wii U never autoupdated since.
     
  14. Goku Junior

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    Yeah, but the browser it's the same, even the kernel it's differrent (reading the Crediar post), the Webkit bug is still there, anyway, I will try to update my Wii U and see what happends, I have only 20MB of free space so I don't think it will update, and if the console want to update again, I will patch my vWii IOS to make the update fail to install.

    EDIT: Nope, it stills saying "Failed to connect to the server" , so it seems you router didn't block fine these directions, in the Block IP clarifion needed thread I posted what IPs I blocked and it never updates again, I'm in 5.0.0U now.
     
  15. loco365

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    If you try using the browser exploit, it'll just crash the system. I've tried it already.
     
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    I have the same addresses blocked, and for me it works fine. Maybe your router isn't blocking HTTPS traffic?
    In fact, when my Wii U checks for updates, it finds one and tries to download it, but fails and there's an error message left on the download management screen. So that shows that it's working perfectly.
     
  17. Goku Junior

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    Yeah, I know, the exploit it's just for 4.1.0U, of course it don't work, the problem is the Quick Menu broke the ROP chain, so without ROP chain, we don't get code execution, when the Quick Menu was intalled in 5.0.0U, it moves a lot of things from the WebKit, and now the system works a little different than before, but Marionumber1 and NWPlayer told a lot of times that it's possible to exploit the 5.0.0U, and the best part is if we know better how the system works, we could use a "corrupt Mii exploit" to charge unsigned code and make another ROP chain, however this will take a lot of time and we will need to hack the vWii to make this, but it seems to be useful, for now it seems to be safe 5.1.0U because it still having a exploit bug, but only to be sure, I will stay in 5.0.0U.
     
  18. ZeroLimits

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    scratch that, i got the prompt today but when i turn off the console and power it back on it doesn't bother me; for a while at least
     
  19. Goku Junior

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    Check your download list, it could be updating right now!, disconnect your internet if it is happening that.
     
  20. Rinnux

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    The same thing happened to me. I blocked those URLs and my Wii still updated. I really hope they didn't fix the ppc exploit