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OnePlus left a Backdoor that allows root access without unlocking Bootloader!

  1. 9qu
    Gingerbread Nov 14, 2017

    9qu , Nov 14, 2017 :
    Nearly All OnePlus Phones Include A Backdoor - Discovered By A Twitter User - That Can Allow Root Access Without Unlocking Bootloader.
     

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  2. G_Tallai_Gergő_BchU
    Gingerbread Nov 15, 2017


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  3. zagget
    Cupcake Nov 28, 2017

    zagget , Nov 28, 2017 :
    Nice info from you ...Will you now share the place to find it or ..you just want people to now that you found out to do it ,from this twitter guy. and then just keep it for yourself ?????
     

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  4. 9qu
    Gingerbread Nov 28, 2017

    9qu , Nov 28, 2017 :
    this info isn't from me lol. I think you can't read
     

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  5. AlexandreP
    Honeycomb Nov 29, 2017

    AlexandreP , Nov 29, 2017 :
    Hi! It has also been featured on XDA Developers (OnePlus Accidentally Pre-Installed an App that acts as a Backdoor to Root Access), where you can find some more info on how to root your device from ADB through EngineerMode.

    There is also a thread on this forum by @OmegaHsu (What is EngineerMode?). The behavior will be patched in a later OS update, we learn in that thread.

    Bear in mind that this exploit can only be utilized if an attacker has physical access to the device, USB Debugging is enabled, and the device is connected to a trusted PC. No fun on a device that's not your own.
     

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