Touch Firware

Discussion in 'iOS Jailbreak & Cydia' started by nintendojones, Sep 22, 2007.

  1. nintendojones

    nintendojones New Member

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    So I followed a link from our friend idigth3mu5ic to the iPod software repository (http://www.felixbruns.de/iPod/firmware/) and downloaded the iPod firmware under the iPhone/iPod Touch section. I'm digging around in it now, just like others had been doing with the iPhone firmware. The only interesting thing I've found at this point is in the 022-3604-4.dmg there is a section that says "This space intentionally left blank", which is from the iPod Touch Diag. tool that was left preloaded on a few Touches recently. So in theory that diag. tool is in the firmware someplace still.
    I'm still trying to find something that looks like a password hash, or plain-text information about the firmware.

    You can open up the firmware restore image by changing the extension to .zip and unzipping it. There are 3 dmg files and one folder labeled firmware as well as a plist and some other files. One dmg is password protected, the other two won't mount, just like the iphone firmware. The iphone passwords, as we already know, don't work. (You can view the hex data of the dmgs through a hex editor.)

    I don't get my Touch until the 25th so I can't get into the guts of the thing 'til then.

    I'll keep you posted if I find any other cool things.
  2. nintendodude

    nintendodude New Member

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    sounds good, but useless at this point.
  3. Mr530

    Mr530 New Member

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    If one was to crack the password on the computer to those password protected files, would that be the same password needed to "unlock access to the filesystem" on the ipod touch?
  4. AlliPodHax

    AlliPodHax New Member

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    i dont think so, they most probably use 2 different passcodes, but why dont you try brute forcing the password.

    Cheers,
    Ben.

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