Category PS4 CFW and Hacks       Thread starter Al Azif       Start date Jul 11, 2018 at 10:42 PM       91,210       155            
Posting this at ps4miner's request: This is a patched version of official PS4 Media Player 3.50 (VR supported) so it can play music and video on non PSN-activated console.

Will work only on 5.05/5.07 FW because it includes a kexec part with hardcoded offsets (sorry <5.05 guys, my bad).

Running on other than supported FW will make console to reboot.

Also do not forget to turn On MPEG-2 switch at "Debug Setting -> License Activation". Player is checking for it.

It's not the best variant of fixing this app, but it works for now (as a temporary solution).

Basically patch does two things:
  1. It escalates privileges for the mplayer's process, so it can freely access the stuff it wants.
    • *sonyCred = 0xffffffffffffffff; // sceSblACMgrIsSystemUcred
    • *sceProcType = 0x3801000000000013; // sceSblACMgrGetDeviceAccessType
    • I'm not sure if both patches are necessary. Probably second one is enough, too lazy to check.
  2. It patches SceMusicCoreServer process in memory.
    • Function at SceMusicCoreServer+0x3640 will now always <return 0>.
5.07 FW is unchecked but it almost certainly working (at least video should).

Credits: jkpatch and ps4-hen-vtx

It looks like official packages somehow got more privileges than fpkgs so some applications are failing to work properly.
Probably a whitelist (which is coming from PSN on activation) or fpkgs lack of some sort of marker. More research is needed.

I wanted only this particular application to work, now my work is done. I hope you enjoy it :)

Filename: IP9100-CUSA02012_00-PS4MEDIAPLAYER00-A0100-V0350.pkg
MD5: D46A7932ACCD603C416D034440A3A8E8
SHA1: 7B437FEEB2414269A571CD1D28ECC9A6EE85BFC6

Link:

Spoiler

By ps4miner, who previously reported on the application cache used in PS4 Exploit Host for 5.05 HEN Payloads Offline without ESP8266 devices.

PS4 5.05/ MEDIA Player V0350/ (Music, Videos & Pic's Works)
by GrimDoe
PS4 Media Player 3.50 (VR) Patched for 5.05  5.07 by PS4Miner.jpg
 

Comments

mschumacher69

Senior Member
Contributor
Works like a charm! But I still prefer the controls on the PS3 where you could accurately fast-forward/reverse with the d-pad and you could do it frame by frame if you pause.
 

Baku86

Member
Contributor
I wonder, if it's possible to make save copy to usb on non PSN activated console with similar memory patches? i know there are ways to make working backups, but still simple usb copy would be great.
 
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