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143w ago - Following up on his previous release, today Sony PlayStation 3 hacker Naehrwert has updated SCETool to version 0.2.9 which now includes an NP application types fix and more followed by an unofficial update from Gamma Argon as detailed in the changes below.

Download: PS3 SCETool v0.2.9 / ZLib1.dll File (Required) / ZLib1.dll File (Mirror) / SCETool.exe v0.2.9 (no zlib1.dll or data folder required) by ben.ss7 / SCE_Encrypt Tool by TheUnkn0w / PS3 SCETool v0.2.9 (4.46 keys) by Smhabib and Naewhert / SCETool v0.3.0 (Unofficial) by Deroad (aka Wargio) / SCETool Linux Binary by SMOKE / GIT / unofficial_update.zip by Gamma Argon / Scetool.rar (Includes Data Folder, Keys, Curves and DLL File) by hesvhytg

Version 0.2.9

  • Plaintext sections will now take less space in metadata header keys array.
  • Added option to specifiy a template SELF to take configuration values from.
  • Added option to override the keyset used for en-/decryption.
  • Fixed NP application types.
  • [Firmware Version] will now be written to control info only.
  • [Application Version] will now be written to application info only.

Finally, from ben.ss7: Here is a scetool v0.2.9 which has zlib1.dll and the data folder embedded within the exe, which means it doesn't require you to have zlib1.dll and the data folder for keys.

The original scetool source code hasn't been touched and it shouldn't have any issues. The keys which have been embedded in to this exe are:

  • NP_tid
  • NP_ci
  • NP_klic_free
  • NP_klic_key
  • NP_sig
  • metldr
  • bootldr(lv0)

If any user wants me to embed all the keys up to 4.31 PM me. Enjoy:D

Update: From TheUnkn0w via IRC: Updated my sce_encrypt tool, supports drag and drop decryption, added a checkbox for compression and fixed a few bugs Just paste it into your scetool folder and run, makes decrypting/encrypting files far more easier.

Version 0.3.0

  • Added option to specify the data path

From toolboy2012: Hi Guys, So, I decided to make one more nice update to the SCETOOL, so we could seriously clean up that "::makeself{}" routine.....so I added one more command, so that we could dump the specific fields we need to save off from the original SELF header, so we can re-create it with the same data (rather than build these enormous lists of authids, vendorids, etc!)

So now the "SCETOOL -w" command will dump the specific header info we need to PS3MFW, (example is below):

So I dump the following fields:
1) KEY-REV
2) AUTH-ID
3) VENDOR-ID
4) SELF-TYPE
5) VERSION
6) CTRL FLAGS
7) CAPAB FLAGS
8) COMPRESSED

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So, there are a couple of new routines I had to add in my "ps3mfw_base.tcl", and the updated "scetool.exe"....

so feel free to take what you need... so my new ::makeself routine utilizes these fields, all read into a global array... and the routine is now much simpler/cleaner.

Note: I still want to review the "self-app-version" & the "self-fw-version" fields in the SCETOOL, and see where exactly they actually reside in the SCE headers, as I would like to get them 100% copied over as well, right now I'm setting both to the "version" field (ie 3.55, etc)

SCETool Unofficial Update by Gamma Argon: Unofficial minor update to scetool.

1. in release of official scetool firmware version was not added to control info when re-signing non-NPDRM eboots (functionality was already coded but not used).

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Please note: you may notice some difference between an original self and a re-encrypted self (header size, key table). These changes are the same for official scetool and the unofficial update.

OS: windows, requires standard windows dll's only (vc).


PS3 SCETool v0.2.9 by Naehrwert Updated, Adds NP Fix and More

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#8 - Bartholomy - 182w ago
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Eidtool is what we need, rest is useless I think

#7 - PS4 News - 182w ago
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Below are some more updates from naehrwert for those following..

scetool 0.0.3 http://www.mediafire.com/?ykjil6hn2xai5qw

output for vsh.self pastie.org/2958961

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Added ELF64 support to scetool!

but I extended eidtool by some new functions

#6 - PS4 News - 183w ago
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Here is a follow-up from his blog today as well for those following: nwert.wordpress.com/2011/11/29/about-spu-channels-64-72-and-73/

If you are reversing the PS3′s isolated SPU modules, you will eventually notice channels 64, 72 and 73. Here are some C functions, that roughly describe how they work:

About SPU channels 64, 72 and 73


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It seems that lv1ldr is storing it’s version into a special storage area.

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And e.g. isoldr reads the version from the storage area and compares it to it’s own version. If the check fails, isoldr will just stop execution.

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I wonder what else is stored in the area and how long the data in it persists, so my next idea is to code an isolated elf, that allows me to specify the value written to channel 64 and then dumps the data from channel 73.

#5 - Ezio - 183w ago
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Friday is a new legal application developed by naehrwert to remarry bd drive.

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shame he will never release the eid tool

Yeah, unfortunately he decided to not share his eid tool when it will be ready.

#4 - tulla2010 - 183w ago
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shame he will never release the eid tool

#3 - Bartholomy - 183w ago
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Yep. WE mortals don't do nothing with this stuff. But i suppose it's an advancement about a free solution...

Oh, some news: And no, I won't release eidtool. If you want the algorithms, you'll have to start reversing

Cool, we can close this chapter too

#2 - HAVOK7 - 183w ago
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wow i am first lol, ok so what can be actually done with this?

#1 - PS4 News - 183w ago
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This weekend Sony PlayStation 3 hacker naehrwert has released a PS3 SCETool based on the fail0verflow tools, an Isolated SPU binary POC dubbed Friday and some EIDTool work in progress updates for PlayStation 3 developers interested in remarrying Blu-ray drives, motherboard keys, QA tokens, etc via Twitter.

Download: PS3 SCETool / Friday Isolated SPU Binary POC / PS3 SCETool v0.0.3 and VSH.Self Output / PS3 SCETool v0.0.4

Below are the details from the ReadMe files and Tweets, as follows:

SCETool (C) 2011 by naehrwert - This tool will see more features in the future.

Notice: THIS CAN DO NOTHING NEW, IT'S CURRENTLY JUST A REWRITE OF f0f TOOLS.

Keyfile format:

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A sample keyfile is included.

Shout-outs: I think they know who I mean

Friday (C) 2011 by naehrwert - This is a POC for a isolated spu binary. Generate a self encrypted+signed with the metldr keys out of friday.elf. Then use friday.h to write a PPU application that loads the self by utilizing metldr and DMAs your console's EID2 to the shared SPU LS. It will generate the P and S block from it, that is used to pair the BD drive to the specific console. Yon can then DMA the blocks out from the LS and send them to the drive to remarry it to the console.

Communication with the SPU is done over in_mbox and out_mbox. MSG_OUT_* is send from the SPU code to out_mbox. MSG_IN_* should be written from the PPU to in_mbox. When MSG_OUT_READY arrives the PPU should DMA the EID2 to EID2_START and send MSG_IN_READY. When MSG_OUT_GEN_DONE arrives the PPU should DMA the blocks out from BLOCKS_START and send MSG_IN_DIE.

Note: this is UNTESTED but should just work

POC http://www.mediafire.com/?u8lvl08h1lai2nb

note: self part is only for spu yet!

scetool http://www.mediafire.com/?31r5482wy28sc9c

veeeery nice http://pastie.org/2928187

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http://pastie.org/private/4dflpsc66d4gngjvmxwqyq

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which I can generate and yes my eid4 passes the hash check

but one would need to get the aes_omac1 key to be able to check it

hmm eid4 digest is stored unencrypted

seems like there are some hardcoded eid4 fallback bytes - http://pastie.org/private/oxy580s4omh8ofbdfgj3dq

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scetool/eidtool progress is great

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