libTiff Exploit

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The libTiff Exploit is used to jailbreak iPhone OS 1.1.1. It is used by planetbeing's jailbreak as well as AppSnapp.

Credit

taviso, cmw (aka Niacin), Dre, MetaSploit, rezn, dinopio, drudge, kroo, pumpkin, davidc, dunham, planetbeing, NerveGas

Exploit

There was a buffer overflow in the iPhone's libtiff. This was exploited to run a small application to jailbreak and patch libtiff. This exploit was also used for PSP homebrew, which cmw also worked on. The source code of the exploit was later released by cmw on his blog.

Sources