Unc0ver 3.0.0 Beta 10 Adds Partial iOS 12-12.1.2 Jailbreak Support
Pwn20wnd and the unc0ver team have released another beta update to the popular jailbreak tool. Beta 10 of unc0ver version 3.0.0 is out in the public domain, offering better stability as well as “partial iOS 12 support.”
This is a big step forward for unc0ver and for iOS 12 but the next bit is extremely important, so please absorb the message clearly. This release does not bring support for any version of iOS 12 in terms of actually injecting the jailbreak payload and giving you a jailbroken iOS 12 device.
This”partial iOS 12 support” has been identified by the developers as the ability to set a boot nonce and the ability to disable updates “on some devices,” as per Pwn20wnd’s tweet on the subject:
unc0ver v3.0.0~b10 comes with partial iOS 12 support for setting a boot nonce and disabling auto updates on some devices.
That is as far as the iOS 12 integration goes currently as far as unc0ver is concerned. So, with that in mind, the jailbreak IPA is stilled used as one of the most stable options on the market to jailbreak iOS 11 through iOS 11.4.1 devices using the various exploits which have been released pertaining to those iOS versions. This is also the same major 3.0.0 release which actually contains a few under-the-hood changes in terms of the exploits used to ensure that unc0ver offer a more stable and reliable experience for all support devices and firmware versions.
If we were to read between the lines then it would seem that the development team behind unc0ver is looking to lay the groundwork to see how they can best bring full iOS support into the existing platform. We’ve seen a number of releases already built on top of the exploits that we have seen from people like Ian Beer and Brandon Azad. However, from a device owner perspective, trust has already been built up to a certain degree with tools like unc0ver and Electra. It would be extremely efficient if those development teams were able to take existing jailbreaks to the next level and extend support to iOS 12.
It seems like the unc0ver team has already started that in a very basal form. We will be sure to keep you updated on progress and let you know as soon as unc0ver 3.0.0 moves away from being in beta. To get started, head over to the GitHub page here to download the IPA.