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(update the chimera Jailbreak, release notes, and remove all the links to the old versions, the links were dead anyway.)
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| name = Chimera
 
| name = Chimera
 
| title = Chimera
 
| title = Chimera
| developer = [https://twitter.com/coolstarorg CoolStar]
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| developer = [https://twitter.com/electra_team Electra Team] [https://twitter.com/coolstarorg CoolStar]
 
| released = {{Start date|2018|05|04|df=yes}}
 
| released = {{Start date|2018|05|04|df=yes}}
| latest release version = 1.0.7<small> (iOS)</small><br />1.0.7<small> (tvOS)</small>
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| latest release version = 1.3.0<small> (iOS)</small><br />1.2.6<small> (tvOS)</small>
| latest release date = {{Start date and age|2019|05|26|df=yes}}<small> (iOS)</small><br />{{Start date and age|2019|05|28|df=yes}}<small> (tvOS)</small>
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| latest release date = {{Start date and age|2019|08|19|df=yes}}<small> (iOS)</small><br />{{Start date and age|2019|07|26|df=yes}}<small> (tvOS)</small>
 
| operating system = iOS, tvOS
 
| operating system = iOS, tvOS
 
| language = English
 
| language = English
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'''Chimera''' is a [[semi-untethered jailbreak]] for all devices running 12.0 - 12.1.2 and tvOS 12.0 - 12.1.1.
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'''Chimera''' is a [[semi-untethered jailbreak]] for all devices running 12.0 - 12.1.2, A7-A11 devices on 12.0 - 12.2, A8-A11 devices on 12.4 and tvOS 12.0 - 12.2.
 
 
 
== Versions ==
 
== Versions ==
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! Date
 
! Date
 
! Changes
 
! Changes
! Download
 
 
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| 1.0
 
| 1.0
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* Initial Release
 
* Initial Release
| [https://chimera.sh/downloads/ios/1.0.ipa 1.0]
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 1.0.1
 
| 1.0.1
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* Fix voucher_swap on some iPad Pros
 
* Fix voucher_swap on some iPad Pros
 
* Reduce IPA size by 32%
 
* Reduce IPA size by 32%
| [https://chimera.sh/downloads/ios/1.0.1.ipa 1.0.1]
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 1.0.2
 
| 1.0.2
 
|
 
|
 
* Fixes issues with A12X iPad Pro's failing to jailbreak
 
* Fixes issues with A12X iPad Pro's failing to jailbreak
| [https://chimera.sh/downloads/ios/1.0.2.ipa 1.0.2]
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 1.0.3
 
| 1.0.3
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|
 
* Adds a fix for RocketBootstrap issues on certain devices and updates the bundled @GetSileo to version 1.0.5!
 
* Adds a fix for RocketBootstrap issues on certain devices and updates the bundled @GetSileo to version 1.0.5!
| [https://chimera.sh/downloads/ios/1.0.3.ipa 1.0.3]
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 1.0.4
 
| 1.0.4
 
|
 
|
 
* Removes the broken SSH toggle on 1.0.3 and fixes non-working SSH
 
* Removes the broken SSH toggle on 1.0.3 and fixes non-working SSH
| [https://chimera.sh/downloads/ios/1.0.4.ipa 1.0.4]
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 1.0.5
 
| 1.0.5
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* Fixes issues with the app occasionally black screening at step 2 and should improve success rate.
 
* Fixes issues with the app occasionally black screening at step 2 and should improve success rate.
 
* Adds machswap2 for A12
 
* Adds machswap2 for A12
| [https://chimera.sh/downloads/ios/1.0.5.ipa 1.0.5]
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 1.0.6
 
| 1.0.6
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* Improves jailbreak success rate
 
* Improves jailbreak success rate
 
* Fixes issue in 1.0.5 that would result in automatic rootfs restores
 
* Fixes issue in 1.0.5 that would result in automatic rootfs restores
| [https://chimera.sh/downloads/ios/1.0.6.ipa 1.0.6]
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 1.0.7
 
| 1.0.7
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* Makes re-jailbreaking significantly faster (4 seconds instead of 12 seconds on a device tested with mach_swap2)!
 
* Makes re-jailbreaking significantly faster (4 seconds instead of 12 seconds on a device tested with mach_swap2)!
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|-
| [https://chimera.sh/downloads/ios/1.0.7.ipa 1.0.7]
 
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| 1.0.8
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| {{date|2019|06|09}}
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|
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* This fixes the issue where the Sileo icon wouldn't show up after jailbreaking with 1.0.7, 1.0.8 is otherwise identical to 1.0.7.
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|-
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| 1.0.9
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| {{date|2019|07|02}}
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|
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* This includes a few stability fixes and optimizations, as well as updating the bundled Sileo to 1.1.2!
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|-
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| 1.1.0
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| {{date|2019|07|08}}
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|
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* Updates bundled Sileo to 1.1.5
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* Fixes Sileo icon not showing up after jailbreak
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|-
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| 1.2.0
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| rowspan="3" | {{date|2019|07|12}}
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|
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* add support for A9 - A11 devices on iOS 12.1.3 - 12.2
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|-
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| 1.2.1
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|
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* This fixes issues that users were experiencing with the exploit failing on 12.2
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|-
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| 1.2.2
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|
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* This fixes an issue where 1.2.1 would fail to jailbreak A12 devices using voucher_swap
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|-
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| 1.2.3
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| {{date|2019|07|14}}
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|
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* This adds support for some beta versions of iOS 12.3!
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|-
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| 1.2.4
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| {{date|2019|07|15}}
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|
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* This adds support for A7 and A8 devices on 12.1.3 to 12.2 including certain 12.3 betas!
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|-
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| 1.2.5
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| {{date|2019|07|23}}
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|
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* Improves stability significantly on iOS 12.2
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* Fixes occasional freezes on 12.0 - 12.1.x
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* Adds [https://twitter.com/NedWilliamson @NedWilliamson] to in-app credits for sockpuppet
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|-
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| 1.2.6
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| {{date|2019|07|24}}
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|
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* This adds sockpuppet2 for devices on iOS 12.1 - 12.2, increasing reliability of the exploit!
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* Note, 12.0/12.0.1 will get sockpuppet 1.5 instead; though they may use machswap(2) or voucher_swap
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|-
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| 1.2.7
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| {{date|2019|07|26}}
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|
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* adds support for sockpuppet 1.5 on A12 devices on 12.0 - 12.1.2
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|-
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| 1.2.8
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| rowspan="2" | {{date|2019|08|18}}
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|
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* Adds support for iOS 12.4 on A9 - A11 devices!
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|-
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| 1.2.9
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|
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* This bundles the package updates that were pushed after 1.2.8, and should fix issues with installing certain packages (such as NewTerm or Anemone 3)
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| 1.3.0
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| {{date|2019|08|19}}
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* adds support for A8 devices on 12.4
 
|}
 
|}
   
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! Date
 
! Date
 
! Changes
 
! Changes
! Download
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 1.0
 
| 1.0
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|
 
* Initial Release
 
* Initial Release
| [https://chimera.sh/downloads/tv/1.0.ipa 1.0]
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 1.0.2
 
| 1.0.2
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* Fixes issues with Apple TV 4K failing to jailbreak
 
* Fixes issues with Apple TV 4K failing to jailbreak
| [https://chimera.sh/downloads/tv/1.0.2.ipa 1.0.2]
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 1.0.6
 
| 1.0.6
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* Improves jailbreak success rate
 
* Improves jailbreak success rate
| [https://chimera.sh/downloads/tv/1.0.6.ipa 1.0.6]
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 1.0.7
 
| 1.0.7
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|
 
* Makes re-jailbreaking significantly faster
 
* Makes re-jailbreaking significantly faster
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|-
| [https://chimera.sh/downloads/tv/1.0.7.ipa 1.0.7]
 
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| 1.2.2
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| {{date|2019|07|14}}
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* This version adds support for tvOS 12.2 on the Apple TV 4K , 1080p Apple TV 4 is only supported up to 12.1.1
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|-
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| 1.2.5
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| {{date|2019|07|23}}
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* This brings all the stability fixes from Chimera 1.2.5 to ATV!
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|-
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| 1.2.6
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| {{date|2019|07|26}}
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* adds support for sockpuppet2 on the A10 Apple TV on 12.0 - 12.2
 
|}
 
|}
   

Revision as of 20:33, 19 August 2019

Chimera
Developer(s) Electra Team CoolStar
Initial release 4 May 2018 (2018-05-04)
Stable release 1.3.0 (iOS)
1.2.6 (tvOS) / 19 Aug 2019; 15 months ago (iOS)
26 Jul 2019; 15 months ago (tvOS)
Operating system iOS, tvOS
Available in English
Type Jailbreaking
Website Chimera.sh

Chimera is a semi-untethered jailbreak for all devices running 12.0 - 12.1.2, A7-A11 devices on 12.0 - 12.2, A8-A11 devices on 12.4 and tvOS 12.0 - 12.2.

Versions

iOS

Version Date Changes
1.0 30 Apr 2019
  • Initial Release
1.0.1
  • Fix voucher_swap on betas
  • Fix voucher_swap on some iPad Pros
  • Reduce IPA size by 32%
1.0.2
  • Fixes issues with A12X iPad Pro's failing to jailbreak
1.0.3 4 May 2019
  • Adds a fix for RocketBootstrap issues on certain devices and updates the bundled @GetSileo to version 1.0.5!
1.0.4
  • Removes the broken SSH toggle on 1.0.3 and fixes non-working SSH
1.0.5 10 May 2019
  • Fixes Mail.app send bug.
  • Updates Sileo to 1.0.6
  • Attempts to fix A12-only Camera bug
  • Fixes issues with the app occasionally black screening at step 2 and should improve success rate.
  • Adds machswap2 for A12
1.0.6 19 May 2019
  • Improves jailbreak success rate
  • Fixes issue in 1.0.5 that would result in automatic rootfs restores
1.0.7 26 May 2019
  • Makes re-jailbreaking significantly faster (4 seconds instead of 12 seconds on a device tested with mach_swap2)!
1.0.8 9 Jun 2019
  • This fixes the issue where the Sileo icon wouldn't show up after jailbreaking with 1.0.7, 1.0.8 is otherwise identical to 1.0.7.
1.0.9 2 Jul 2019
  • This includes a few stability fixes and optimizations, as well as updating the bundled Sileo to 1.1.2!
1.1.0 8 Jul 2019
  • Updates bundled Sileo to 1.1.5
  • Fixes Sileo icon not showing up after jailbreak
1.2.0 12 Jul 2019
  • add support for A9 - A11 devices on iOS 12.1.3 - 12.2
1.2.1
  • This fixes issues that users were experiencing with the exploit failing on 12.2
1.2.2
  • This fixes an issue where 1.2.1 would fail to jailbreak A12 devices using voucher_swap
1.2.3 14 Jul 2019
  • This adds support for some beta versions of iOS 12.3!
1.2.4 15 Jul 2019
  • This adds support for A7 and A8 devices on 12.1.3 to 12.2 including certain 12.3 betas!
1.2.5 23 Jul 2019
  • Improves stability significantly on iOS 12.2
  • Fixes occasional freezes on 12.0 - 12.1.x
  • Adds @NedWilliamson to in-app credits for sockpuppet
1.2.6 24 Jul 2019
  • This adds sockpuppet2 for devices on iOS 12.1 - 12.2, increasing reliability of the exploit!
  • Note, 12.0/12.0.1 will get sockpuppet 1.5 instead; though they may use machswap(2) or voucher_swap
1.2.7 26 Jul 2019
  • adds support for sockpuppet 1.5 on A12 devices on 12.0 - 12.1.2
1.2.8 18 Aug 2019
  • Adds support for iOS 12.4 on A9 - A11 devices!
1.2.9
  • This bundles the package updates that were pushed after 1.2.8, and should fix issues with installing certain packages (such as NewTerm or Anemone 3)
1.3.0 19 Aug 2019
  • adds support for A8 devices on 12.4

tvOS

Version Date Changes
1.0 30 Apr 2019
  • Initial Release
1.0.2 4 May 2019
  • Fixes issues with Apple TV 4K failing to jailbreak
1.0.6 20 May 2019
  • Improves jailbreak success rate
1.0.7 28 May 2019
  • Makes re-jailbreaking significantly faster
1.2.2 14 Jul 2019
  • This version adds support for tvOS 12.2 on the Apple TV 4K , 1080p Apple TV 4 is only supported up to 12.1.1
1.2.5 23 Jul 2019
  • This brings all the stability fixes from Chimera 1.2.5 to ATV!
1.2.6 26 Jul 2019
  • adds support for sockpuppet2 on the A10 Apple TV on 12.0 - 12.2