What a surprise! As we were expecting the release of Greenpois0n on October 10, it turns out that GeoHot, the developer of blackra1n, amazed everyone with the debut of Limera1n.
As mentioned in its official website and iPhone Dev team’s blog, Limera1n is a bootrom-level jailbreak that works on the iPhone 3GS, iPhone4, iPod touch 3G, iPod touch 4G, the iPad, and (technically) the AppleTV 2G. However, Limera1n does not rely on the SHAtter exploit. In fact, it uses a different bootrom-based exploit that allows the jailbreak on more devices.
What You Need to Know about Limera1n
For now, the Limera1n is a beta release. That means it’s not stable and with some known bugs. For those who are adventurous, I know you can’t wait for the final version. But before you download Limera1n and jailbreak your device, here are what you need to know about the jailbreak tool: