You wouldn’t be alone in wondering what’s happening with respect to the upcoming rootless jailbreak for iOS & iPadOS 15.0-15.1.1 by the Odyssey Team. Fortunately, Odyssey Team lead developer CoolStar provided a status update Thursday morning that may pique your interest.
If learning more about jailbreaking interests you, especially the methodology involved in achieving one, then we’ve got some good news for you.
Security researcher John Åkerblom took everyone by surprise in April after releasing a kernel exploit for iOS & iPadOS 15.0-15.1.1. Setting this exploit apart from the one initially released by b1n4r1b01 was how it could be adapted to support the latest versions of iOS & iPadOS 14, up to and including 14.8.1.
Odyssey Team lead developer CoolStar once again took to the Sileo / Taurine / Odyssey Discord channel early this Tuesday morning to update interested parties on the progress of the upcoming jailbreak for iOS & iPadOS 15.0-15.1.1-equipped devices.
This past weekend, Odyssey Team lead developer CoolStar successfully achieved read-only amfid task port on iOS & iPadOS 15.0-15.1.1. While this was obviously a terrific feat, jailbreaking requires both read and write, not just read.
All eyes currently seem to be fixated on the Odyssey Team for an upcoming jailbreak supporting iOS & iPadOS 15.0-15.1.1, and with that in mind, a Tweet shared by lead developer CoolStar Saturday even might be of interest to those following along.
Late last night, Odyssey Team lead developer CoolStar provided something of a status update pertaining to the progress of the team’s upcoming jailbreak for iOS & iPadOS 15.0-15.1.1.
The Odyssey Team has released an updated version of the iOS & iPadOS 14-centric Taurine jailbreak tool this Sunday morning, officially bringing it up to version 1.1.3.
Things got rather emotional in the #jailbreak section of the Sileo / Taurine / Odyssey Discord channel over the weekend after Odyssey Team lead developer CoolStar appeared to lay out a roadmap of their plans for the upcoming iOS & iPadOS 15 jailbreak, including what appeared to be a mention that it would be the final jailbreak that CoolStar contributes to.
If you’ve been following along with us as we report on the journey to an iOS & iPadOS 15 jailbreak, then you’ve likely caught wind about Odyssey Team lead developer CoolStar explaining how it will be easier to jailbreak A9-A11-equipped handsets than it will be to do the same with A12 and newer-equipped handsets.
Ever since a kernel-level exploit for iPhones and iPads running iOS & iPadOS 15.0-15.1.1 officially dropped, major players of the jailbreak community have been looking into the feasibility of incorporating it into a public jailbreak. Odyssey Team lead developer CoolStar was among one of the first to publicly acknowledge this, however they also warned about how changes made under the hood would make jailbreaking later firmware on A12 and newer devices more of a challenge.
The Odyssey Team has been investigating the feasibility of the new iOS & iPadOS 15.0-15.1.1 kernel exploit for an upcoming semi-untethered jailbreak tool, and many prospective jailbreakers are undoubtedly anxious to see what happens next.