Jailbreak developer Pwn20wnd has today announced the release of unc0ver 3.6.3. And much to the chagrin of those with 2018 iPhones, this isn’t the release that brings Apple A12 support. It does, however, fix issues with older devices.
The jailbreak community is waiting impatiently for an update to unc0ver that adds support for Apple’s latest iPhones, but that is still not ready.
Instead, this update – and the one before it – works to improve the situation with Apple A7 and A8 devices. In fact, the unc0ver changelog for this particular update is pretty thin on the ground with Pwn20wnd simply saying that the update “fixes an issue with finding kernel offsets on A8” devices.
This update follows the release of unc0ver 3.6.2 that itself didn’t come with a huge list of fixes. Instead, it again focused on A7 and A8 devices.
Fix an issue with the kernel virtual memory access APIs on A7-A8 devices that rendered the jailbreak useless by causing it to fail to copy big kernel data (Error known as: “Unable to copy container profile in kernel memory.”)
The current version can be downloaded directly from the unc0ver website right now over at unc0ver.dev, so if you’ve been having problems with A7 or A8 devices this might be worth taking for a spin. Everyone else, it’s probably not really worth your time.
If you’re using an iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, or iPhone XR then you’re still out in the cold. And with the 2019 iPhones set to be announced in a matter of hours, that’ll be another round of processors that need jailbreaks, too.