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Old 29-07-2022, 00:04   #256
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No chance of me upgrading my 3.11 firmware knowing there is a kernel exploit patched after 4.03
What does the exploit allow you to do?
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Old 29-07-2022, 00:57   #257
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What does the exploit allow you to do?
A full kernel exploit basically gives you full control of the system so you can do anything you want as you have bypassed all the protection. Run any code you want that isn't cryptographically signed. On the PS4 it has opened up loading up linux on it, people have coded all sorts of tools, built in cheats menus you can bring up in games for extra ammo and stuff in singleplayer games, a homebrew media player which plays most video files direct from the hard drive, the ability to play 'backup' games and some lan networking stuff has been done too if I remember correctly.

A guy has shown a full exploit chain with kernel exploit on the PS5 and told Sony via Hackerone/a bug bounty so has got paid for showing them the vulnerability but has not made it public. So others are now trying to reproduce it themselves with the little knowledge they have on it, so its just a matter of time.

He also showed a vulnerability for a userland exploit with sandbox escape which is the first part before the full kernel exploit. Instead of it being a webkit/web browser exploit like most before, it uses the Java implementation used in bluray players for menus and interactive dvd/bluray games of which the PS3/PS4/PS5 all support and are vulnerable. That has already been reversed and is being used to dump files and information from the PS5, so things are moving along nicely. But these exploits won't work after 4.03 firmware.

The Bluray java exploit just needs a specially burnt bluray disk. The PS4 also has an exploit for firmware 9 which uses a specially formatted USB. Its great seeing these new novel attack methods. The PS5 is a lot harder to get a working exploit due to the security at level. Again its a matter of time in a similar way to how windows introduced things like memory address randomisation so exploits couldn't predicts where usable code was in memory to use but exploit writers have different ways to get around those.

Technical details of exploits here: https://hackerone.com/reports/1379975

Apologies for the nerd out...these things interest me and I probably have more fun fiddling with things than playing games :P

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Old 29-07-2022, 01:23   #258
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Thanks for the nerdy reply.
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Old 02-08-2022, 19:10   #259
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Re: PS5 thread

August games for the basic PS Essential tier(available to everyone with PS Plus) are now available to claim and must be claimed no later than 2nd September early morning.

Yakuza: Like A Dragon - PS4/PS5
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 - PS4/PS5
Little Nightmares - PS4
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Re: PS5 thread

Just a heads up...

The PS5 Games Collection which consists of 19 top PS4 games and available to all PS5 owners who Sub to PS+ is getting removed from the service in May 2023.

However If you add any of the games below before May to your library you can keep them forever.

Bloodborne
Days Gone
Detroit: Become Human
God of War
Infamous Second Son
Ratchet and Clank
The Last Guardian
The Last of Us: Remastered
Until Dawn
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
Batman Arkham Knight
Battlefield 1
Call of Duty: Black Ops — Zombies Chronicles Edition
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy
Fallout 4
Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition
Monster Hunter: World
Mortal Kombat X

https://www.vg247.com/ps5-loses-key-...s-you-act-fast
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Re: PS5 thread

One of the best months ever for PS+ Extra/Premium tiers, available from Tuesday 21st Feb.

Horizon Forbidden West (PS4/PS5)
The Quarry (PS4/PS5)
Resident Evil 7 (PS4/PS5)
Outriders (PS4/PS5)
Scarlet Nexus (PS4/PS5)
Borderlands 3 (PS4/PS5)
Tekken 7 (PS4)
Ace Combat 7 (PS4)
Earth Defense Force 5 (PS4)
Oninaki (PS4)
Lost Sphear (PS4)
I am Setsuna (PS4)
The Forgotten City (PS4/PS5)
The Legend of Dragoon (Premium - PS1)
Wild Arms 2 (Premium - PS1)
Harvest Moon: Back to Nature (Premium - PS1)
Destroy All Humans! (Premium - PS4)

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Just a reminder these are available sometime tomorrow.
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One of the best months ever for PS+ Extra/Premium tiers, available from Tuesday 21st Feb.

Horizon Forbidden West (PS4/PS5)
The Quarry (PS4/PS5)
Resident Evil 7 (PS4/PS5)
Outriders (PS4/PS5)
Scarlet Nexus (PS4/PS5)
Borderlands 3 (PS4/PS5)
Tekken 7 (PS4)
Ace Combat 7 (PS4)
Earth Defense Force 5 (PS4)
Oninaki (PS4)
Lost Sphear (PS4)
I am Setsuna (PS4)
The Forgotten City (PS4/PS5)
The Legend of Dragoon (Premium - PS1)
Wild Arms 2 (Premium - PS1)
Harvest Moon: Back to Nature (Premium - PS1)
Destroy All Humans! (Premium - PS4)

These are now live for anyone who is interested.
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Re: PS5 thread

A stonking month for PS+ Extra/Premium, this is the reason I don't buy games anymore.

Game Catalog | PlayStation Plus Extra and Premium Available 21st March 2023

Uncharted Legacy of Thieves Collection PS4/PS5

Tchia PS4/PS5

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Extraction PS4/PS5

Ghostwire Tokyo PS5

Life Is Strange: True Colors PS4/PS5

Life is Strange 2 PS4(playable on PS5)

Immortals Fenyx Rising PS4/PS5

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot PS4 (playable on PS5)

Street Fighter V Champion Edition PS4 (playable on PS5)

Untitled Goose Game PS4 (playable on PS5)

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD PS4 (playable on PS5)

Rage 2 PS4 (playable on PS5)

Neo: The World Ends with You PS4 (playable on PS5)

Haven PS4/PS5

PlayStation Classics | PlayStation Premium

Ridge Racer Type 4 | PS1

Ape Academy 2 | PSP

Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror | PSP
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Loads of good deals on decent m.2 ssds about suitable for the PS5 now
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Loads of good deals on decent m.2 ssds about suitable for the PS5 now
Yes prices are dropping quick, I bought the 1TB Firecuda 530 last year for 160 it's alot cheaper now, I also have an old 2TB my passport HDD externally which gets used for PS4 games and PS5 cold storage.
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