Sony Playstation 4 4.55 FW - 'bpf' Local Kernel Loader / Jailbreak

EDB-ID: 44196
Author: Specter
Published: 2018-02-27
Type: Remote
Platform: Hardware
Aliases: N/A
Tags: N/A
Vulnerable App: N/A

## Summary
In this project you will find a full implementation of the "bpf" kernel exploit for the PlayStation 4 on 4.55. It will allow you to run arbitrary code as kernel, to allow jailbreaking and kernel-level modifications to the system. This release however, *does not* contain any code related to defeating anti-piracy mechanisms or running homebrew. This exploit does include a loader that listens for payloads on port `9020` and will execute them upon receival.

This bug was discovered by qwertyoruiopz, and can be found hosted on his website [here](

## Patches Included
The following patches are made by default in the kernel ROP chain:
1) Disable kernel write protection
2) Allow RWX (read-write-execute) memory mapping
3) Syscall instruction allowed anywhere
4) Custom system call #11 (`kexec()`) to execute arbitrary code in kernel mode
5) Allow unprivileged users to call `setuid(0)` successfully. Works as a status check, doubles as a privilege escalation.

## Notes
- Early stages, so no payloads yet, I may provide a debug menu payload later on in the day.

## Contributors
Massive credits to the following:

- [qwertyoruiopz](
- [Flatz](
- Anonymous


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