Nov
22
2011

Root Froyo and Gingerbread Devices using zergRush Exploit

Revolutionary Team has came up with a new Android exploit to root Froyo and Gingerbread devices called “zergRush Exploit” Using this exploit we could lot of  Sony Ericsson phones (New Xperia Family) and new Samsung devices.  They have posted their exploit source and binary at GitHub.

XDA member DooMLoRD has created a toolkit that would help lot of devices to obtain Root access. So far the tested devices are:

  • Sony Xperia X10 (GB firmware)
  • Sony Xperia Arc (.42 firmware)
  • Sony Xperia Arc S
  • Sony Xperia Play [R800i/R800x]
  • Sony Xperia Ray
  • Sony Xperia Neo
  • Sony Xperia Mini
  • Sony Xperia Mini Pro
  • Sony Xperia Pro
  • Sony Xperia Active
  • NTT Docomo Xperia ARCO SO-02C
  • Samsung Galaxy S2 [GT-i9100/GT-9100P]
  • Samsung Galaxy S II for T-Mobile (SGH-T989)
  • Samsung Galaxy S II for AT&T (SGH-I777), Skyrocket (SGH-i727)
  • Samsung Galaxy S II LTE Rogers Canada (SGH-I727R), Android version 2.3.5, Baseband version I727RUXKJ7
  • Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4g Touch
  • Samsung Galaxy S2 HD LTE (SHV-E120S)(korea)
  • Samsung Galaxy i9100G
  • Samsung Galaxy S [i9000B] & [i9000 2.3.3 (PDA I9000BOJV8, Phone I9000XXJVO, CSC I9000GDTMJV7) and german T-Mobile branding]
  • Samsung Galaxy S Plus (GT-I9001) OS 2.3.3 and 2.3.6 (I9001ZSKP6)
  • Samsung Galaxy Mini GT-S5570 (GB only)
  • Samsung Galaxy Mini Pro i5510
  • Samsung Galaxy W [i8150]
  • Samsung Galaxy Y
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab [P1000] (2.3.3 firmware), [P1000N]
  • Samsung Galaxy Note [N7000]
  • Samsung Galaxy Player YP-G70 2.3.5 (GINGERBREAD.XXKPF)
  • Samsung Galaxy Ace (2.3.3, 2.3.4 firmware)
  • Samsung Nexus S [i9023] (2.3.6)
  • Samsung Nexus S 4G 2.3.7
  • Samsung Galaxy Nexus S [i9020] (2.3.6)
  • Samsung Exhibit (SGH-T759)
  • Samsung Exhibit 4G (SGH-T759) (2.3.3) Build UVKE8
  • Samsung Captivate i897 UCKH3
  • Motorola Milestone 3 [ME863 HK]
  • Motorola XT860, Bell XT860
  • Motorola Defy+
  • Motorola Droid X sys ver 4.5.605 w/ gingerbread
  • Motorola Droid X2 (2.3.4) Sys ver 1.3.380.MB870.Verizon.en.US Build 4.5.1A-DTN-150-30
  • Motorola XT883 (China Telecom)
  • Motorola XT862 (Verizon Droid3)
  • Motorola DROID RAZR
  • Nexus One (2.3.6 stock)
  • LG Revolution
  • Vizio VTAB1008 Tablet

This script will:

  1.   Root ur device using latest zergRush exploit
  2.  Install Busybox (1.18.4)
  3. Install SU files (binary: 3.0.3 and apk: 3.0.6)

For instructions and download: DooMLoRD’s Easy Rooting Toolkit

About the Author: Shyam Sasindran

Shyam is the founder and editor of Captaindbg.com. He used to write technical articles for few websites about Tips and tricks about Windows and other technologies.

  • Thomas

    Hai,

    I am having a Samsung Galaxy Fit with 2.2 Froyo version. I am a beginner in using Android phones. Could you suggest an easy step by step method to upgrade to the Gingerbread version.

    Thanks and regards,

    Thomas

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