Sticktron, the developer who recently announced the immediate launch of another iOS 10.3.x jailbreak, has now provided additional insight into the current status of the tool. He basically has ensured that there is only one obstacle that prevents the release, and G0blin is "basically jailbreak yalu103."
Let's step back before we start. The jailbreak scene is becoming increasingly blurred thanks to the many devices being announced and released for iOS 10 and iOS 11 on the back of exploits released by Siguza and Google's Ian Beer.
This particular jailbreak has been collected at the back of the exploited kernel found and released by Siguza, and, as mentioned earlier in our initial coverage, joins two other jailbreaks that offer exemptions for 64-bit devices running iOS 10.3.x. Following the announcement, developers have provided timely updates on G0blin's status.
The first update confirms that the jailbreak has been made possible thanks to V0rtex's exploits discovered and released by the highly talented Siguza. It also shows that there is only one remaining issue that prevents the release of G0blin as IPA, which is "missing rights for root applications".
The second update, which immediately follows after the first, continues the good news by ensuring that developers actually have a plan to address the issue of the right to issue it as IPA to the public much faster. It will also come with a fully functional Cydia and Substrate installation which means that G0blin will be a complete jailbreak.
g0blin status update As you may know g0blin is basically a “yalu103” jailbreak: same devices as yalu102 but for iOS 10.3(.x) made possible by Siguza’s new v0rtex exploit. There is only one remaining issue: a missing entitlement for root apps. (1/x)I gave Cydia the entitlement manually so it works 100%. Now I have to find/implement a solution that applies automatically to all such apps. I have a backup plan that I will implement temporarily just to release sooner, while working on the real solution.
Sticktron has accomplished this by giving Cydia the right manually to make sure it works. When released as IPA to the public, G0blin will be fully compatible with all 64-bit devices running iOS 10.3.3, except iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus that do not fit the LTO shortcut technique Luca Todesco, because G0blin utilizes the technique
At current iterations, those interested in G0blin need to have minimal technical skills because they need to download the project from GitHub, compile it to the IPA file and then input it to the target device using Xcode or Cydia Impactor. Alternatively, you can wait a little longer for Sticktron to release it in public science.