The load handle and mach-o phase headers are obscured to cover the ASLR slide, but mach-o section headers usually are not. This reveals the digital addresses of loaded kernel sections. Originally, iPod Touch users needed to pay for system software program updates. This was due to accounting rules that designated it not a “subscription device” like iPhone or Apple TV, and improvements to the system required payments. The requirement to pay to upgrade caused iPod Touch house owners to keep away from updates.
Active operations (load, unload, begin, cease, and so forth.) require root access. Passive operations had been originally (earlier than iOS 6) unrestricted and allowed unprivileged users to query kernel module base addresses. iOS6 inadvertently eliminated some limitations; solely the load address requests are disallowed. So attackers can use kKextRequestPredicateGetLoaded to get load addresses and mach-o header dumps.
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