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If you want to decrypt 1.0.x iPhone ramdisk you must remove some trash from the beginning of them. You can do this in Terminal.app (on Mac OS X you can find them in /Applications/Utilities/).
Unzip firmware image (change extension .ipsw to .zip and double click on archive) and find restore ramdisk. In Terminal.app enter simple command:
''dd if=restore_ramdisk.dmg of=restore_ramdisk.stripped.dmg bs=512 skip=4 count=37464 conv=sync''
Where '''restore_ramdisk.dmg''' is image of restore ramdisk (for example 1.0 iPhone firmware restore ramdisk is 694-5259-38.dmg), and '''restore_ramdisk.stripped.dmg''' is 'decrypted' image, that you can mount and explore from Finder.
Note: If after mounting stripped ramdisk you see errors, ignore them.
To decrypt the 1.1.x ramdisk, strip the first 0x800 bytes. I'm not proficient in dd, but the above command could be modified for this, or it could be done in a hex editor. Once that's complete, run this command:
''openssl enc -d -in ramdisk.dmg -out de.dmg -aes-128-cbc -K 188458A6D15034DFE386F23B61D43774 -iv 0''
This uses the iPhone's 0x837 key which was first leaked by Zibri and had its purpose revealed on Geohot's blog.
The ramdisk on both 2.x and 3.x firmwares is a simple [[IMG3_File_Format|img3 file]], that you can decrypt using [http://code.google.com/p/img3decrypt/ img3decrypt] or [http://github.com/planetbeing/xpwn/tree/master xpwntool]. You must download one of these utilities. For easier access, put them in '''/usr/local/bin'''
If you're using img3decrypt use this:
''img3decrypt e restore_ramdisk.dmg restore_ramdisk_decrypted.dmg Ramdisk_IV Ramdisk_Key''
Use this if you're using xpwntool:
''xpwntool restore_ramdisk.dmg restore_ramdisk_decrypted.dmg -k Ramdisk_Key -iv Ramdisk_IV''
Where '''restore_ramdisk.dmg''' is image of restore ramdisk (for example 3.0 beta 1 iPhone GSM firmware restore ramdisk is 018-4793-1.dmg), and '''restore_ramdisk_decrypted.dmg''' is decrypted image, that you can mount and explore from Finder. Ramdisk_IV and Ramdisk_Key is a decrypted keys that you can find in [[VFDecrypt_Keys:_3.x|vfdecrypt page]] or in Info.plist from PwnageTool FirmwareBundles folder (when Dev Team include support for this firmware).
Because of the new HFS Compression used in Snow Leopard and 3.0 DMGs, you may see zero-sized files in the DMG if you don't use Snow Leopard. In order to extract those, check [[Talk:Ramdisk Decryption]].

Revision as of 17:42, 6 November 2009

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