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PS4 CFW and Hacks       Thread starter PSXHAX       Start date Feb 28, 2019 at 8:22 AM       12,154       24      
Previously we've seen guides on How to Obtain Your PS4 SFlash alongside some example file dumps, and today developer @zecoxao shared on Twitter SFlash0Unpack which is a script to unpack sflash0 files from PS4 flash dumps for PlayStation 4 scene devs to examine followed by a PS4 SFlash0 Tool by SocraticBliss.

In related news, pearlxcore (Twitter) also made available a PS4 Dump Extractor utilized to extract PlayStation 4 dumps including sflash0 files. :tup:

Download: sflash0unpack-master.zip / GIT / ps4_sflash0_pack_tool.py / GIT / ps4_sflash0_tool.py / ps4_sflash0_tool / PS4.Dump.Extractor.exe / PS4 Dump Extractor GIT

Below is main.c from Github followed by the makefile, with a Python version of the PS4 Sflash0 Pack Tool from @SocraticBliss (Twitter) on Github for those interested and also a extractor.pl Perl version from BwE! :ninja:

Main.c:
Code:
#include <stdio.h>
#include <string.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <inttypes.h>
#include <sys/stat.h>

/*
   0x0 <- Header (0x1000)
   0x1000 <- Unk (0x1000)
   0x2000 <- MBR1 (0x1000) (for sflash0s1.cryptx3b)
   0x3000 <- MBR2 (0x1000) (for sflash0s1.cryptx3)
   0x4000 <- sflash0s0x32b (emc_ipl) (0x60000)
   0x64000 <- sflash0s0x32 (emc_ipl) (0x60000)
   0xC4000 <- sflash0s0x33 (eap_kbl) (0x80000)
   0x144000 <- sflash0s0x34 (wifi fw) (0x80000)
   0x1C4000 <- sflash0s0x38 (nvs) (0xC000)
   0x1D0000 <- sflash0s0x0 (blank1) (0x30000)
   0x200000 <- Header2 (0x1000)
   0x201000 <- Unk 2(0x1000)
   0x202000 <- MBR3(0x1000) (for sflash0s1.cryptx2b)
   0x203000 <- MBR4(0x1000) (for sflash0s1.cryptx2)
   0x204000 <- sflash0s1.cryptx2b (sam_ipl/secure loader) (0x3E000)
   0x242000 <- sflash0s1.cryptx2 (sam_ipl/secure loader) (0x3E000)
   0x280000 <- sflash0s1.cryptx1 (idata) (0x80000)
   0x300000 <- sflash0s1.cryptx39 (bd_hrl?) (0x80000)
   0x380000 <- sflash0s1.cryptx6 (Virtual TRM) (0x40000)
   0x3C0000 <- sflash0s1.cryptx3b (secure kernel, secure modules) (0xCC0000)
   0x1080000 <- sflash0s1.cryptx3 (secure kernel, secure modules) (0xCC0000)
   0x1D40000 <- sflash0s1.cryptx40 (blank2) (0x2C0000)
*/

typedef struct
{
   unsigned char header[0x1000];
   unsigned char unk[0x1000];
   unsigned char mbr1[0x1000];
   unsigned char mbr2[0x1000];
   unsigned char emc_iplb[0x60000];
   unsigned char emc_ipl[0x60000];
   unsigned char eap_kbl[0x80000];
   unsigned char wifi_fw[0x80000];
   unsigned char nvs[0xC000];
   unsigned char blank[0x30000];
   unsigned char header2[0x1000];
   unsigned char unk2[0x1000];
   unsigned char mbr3[0x1000];
   unsigned char mbr4[0x1000];
   unsigned char sam_iplb[0x3E000];
   unsigned char sam_ipl[0x3E000];
   unsigned char idata[0x80000];
   unsigned char bd_hrl[0x80000];
   unsigned char vtrm[0x40000];
   unsigned char secureb[0xCC0000];
   unsigned char secure[0xCC0000];
   unsigned char blank2[0x2C0000];
} SFLASH0;

int main(int argc, char **argv){

   if(argc != 3){
       printf ("\nusage: sflash0unpack [sflash0] [outdir]  \n");
       return -1;
   }

   unsigned char out[256];

   mkdir(argv[2],0777);

   FILE *fp = fopen(argv[1],"rb");

   unsigned char *buf = (unsigned char*) malloc (0x2000000);

   fread(buf,0x2000000,1,fp);

   SFLASH0* entries = (SFLASH0*)buf;

   sprintf(out,"%s/header.bin",argv[2]);

   FILE *fl = fopen(out,"wb");

   fwrite(entries->header,sizeof(entries->header),1,fl);

   fclose(fl);

   sprintf(out,"%s/emc_ipl.bin",argv[2]);

   fl = fopen(out,"wb");

   fwrite(entries->emc_ipl,sizeof(entries->emc_ipl),1,fl);

   fclose(fl);

   sprintf(out,"%s/emc_iplb.bin",argv[2]);

   fl = fopen(out,"wb");

   fwrite(entries->emc_iplb,sizeof(entries->emc_iplb),1,fl);

   fclose(fl);

   sprintf(out,"%s/eap_kbl.bin",argv[2]);

   fl = fopen(out,"wb");

   fwrite(entries->eap_kbl,sizeof(entries->eap_kbl),1,fl);

   fclose(fl);

   sprintf(out,"%s/wifi_fw.bin",argv[2]);

   fl = fopen(out,"wb");

   fwrite(entries->wifi_fw,sizeof(entries->wifi_fw),1,fl);

   fclose(fl);

   sprintf(out,"%s/sam_ipl.bin",argv[2]);

   fl = fopen(out,"wb");

   fwrite(entries->sam_ipl,sizeof(entries->sam_ipl),1,fl);

   fclose(fl);

   sprintf(out,"%s/sam_iplb.bin",argv[2]);

   fl = fopen(out,"wb");

   fwrite(entries->sam_iplb,sizeof(entries->sam_iplb),1,fl);

   fclose(fl);

   sprintf(out,"%s/idata.bin",argv[2]);

   fl = fopen(out,"wb");

   fwrite(entries->idata,sizeof(entries->idata),1,fl);

   fclose(fl);

   sprintf(out,"%s/bd_hrl.bin",argv[2]);

   fl = fopen(out,"wb");

   fwrite(entries->bd_hrl,sizeof(entries->bd_hrl),1,fl);

   fclose(fl);

   sprintf(out,"%s/vtrm.bin",argv[2]);

   fl = fopen(out,"wb");

   fwrite(entries->vtrm,sizeof(entries->vtrm),1,fl);

   fclose(fl);

   sprintf(out,"%s/secure.bin",argv[2]);

   fl = fopen(out,"wb");

   fwrite(entries->secure,sizeof(entries->secure),1,fl);

   fclose(fl);

   sprintf(out,"%s/secureb.bin",argv[2]);

   fl = fopen(out,"wb");

   fwrite(entries->secureb,sizeof(entries->secureb),1,fl);

   fclose(fl);

   sprintf(out,"%s/blank.bin",argv[2]);

   fl = fopen(out,"wb");

   fwrite(entries->blank,sizeof(entries->blank),1,fl);

   fclose(fl);

   sprintf(out,"%s/nvs.bin",argv[2]);

   fl = fopen(out,"wb");

   fwrite(entries->nvs,sizeof(entries->nvs),1,fl);

   fclose(fl);

   sprintf(out,"%s/unk.bin",argv[2]);

   fl = fopen(out,"wb");

   fwrite(entries->unk,sizeof(entries->unk),1,fl);

   fclose(fl);

   sprintf(out,"%s/mbr1.bin",argv[2]);

   fl = fopen(out,"wb");

   fwrite(entries->mbr1,sizeof(entries->mbr1),1,fl);

   fclose(fl);

   sprintf(out,"%s/mbr2.bin",argv[2]);

   fl = fopen(out,"wb");

   fwrite(entries->mbr2,sizeof(entries->mbr2),1,fl);

   fclose(fl);

   sprintf(out,"%s/unk2.bin",argv[2]);

   fl = fopen(out,"wb");

   fwrite(entries->unk2,sizeof(entries->unk2),1,fl);

   fclose(fl);

   sprintf(out,"%s/mbr3.bin",argv[2]);

   fl = fopen(out,"wb");

   fwrite(entries->mbr3,sizeof(entries->mbr3),1,fl);

   fclose(fl);

   sprintf(out,"%s/mbr4.bin",argv[2]);

   fl = fopen(out,"wb");

   fwrite(entries->mbr4,sizeof(entries->mbr4),1,fl);

   fclose(fl);

   sprintf(out,"%s/header2.bin",argv[2]);

   fl = fopen(out,"wb");

   fwrite(entries->header2,sizeof(entries->header2),1,fl);

   fclose(fl);

   sprintf(out,"%s/blank2.bin",argv[2]);

   fl = fopen(out,"wb");

   fwrite(entries->blank2,sizeof(entries->blank2),1,fl);

   fclose(fl);

   fclose(fp);


   return 0;
}
:idea: To find out (and document) the minimum version of your PS4, download with ftp buf 0x200 payload the file /dev/sflash0s1.cryptx1 (size 512KB) at 0x10008 you can find the minver (endian swapped) next to the SMI header
ps4_sflash0_pack_tool.py
Code:
# PS4 Sflash0 Pack Tool
# SocraticBliss (R)
# Thanks to zecoxao <3

import os
import sys

'''
   Offsets

   0x0       <- Header (0x1000)
   0x1000    <- Unk    (0x1000)
   0x2000    <- MBR1   (for sflash0s1.cryptx3b) (0x1000)
   0x3000    <- MBR2   (for sflash0s1.cryptx3) (0x1000)
   0x4000    <- sflash0s0x32b (emc_ipl) (0x60000)
   0x64000   <- sflash0s0x32  (emc_ipl) (0x60000)
   0xC4000   <- sflash0s0x33  (eap_kbl) (0x80000)
   0x144000  <- sflash0s0x34  (wifi fw) (0x80000)
   0x1C4000  <- sflash0s0x38  (nvs) (0xC000)
   0x1D0000  <- sflash0s0x0   (blank) (0x30000)
   0x200000  <- Header2 (0x1000)
   0x201000  <- Unk2    (0x1000)
   0x202000  <- MBR3    (for sflash0s1.cryptx2b) (0x1000)
   0x203000  <- MBR4    (for sflash0s1.cryptx2) (0x1000)
   0x204000  <- sflash0s1.cryptx2b (sam_ipl/secure loader) (0x3E000)
   0x242000  <- sflash0s1.cryptx2  (sam_ipl/secure loader) (0x3E000)
   0x280000  <- sflash0s1.cryptx1  (idata) (0x80000)
   0x300000  <- sflash0s1.cryptx39 (bd_hrl?) (0x80000)
   0x380000  <- sflash0s1.cryptx6  (Virtual TRM) (0x40000)
   0x3C0000  <- sflash0s1.cryptx3b (secure kernel, secure modules) (0xCC0000)
   0x1080000 <- sflash0s1.cryptx3  (secure kernel, secure modules) (0xCC0000)
   0x1D40000 <- sflash0s1.cryptx40 (blank2) (0x2C0000)
'''

SFLASH0 = [
   ('header.bin',   0x0,       0x1000),
   ('unknown.bin',  0x1000,    0x1000),
   ('mbr1.bin',     0x2000,    0x1000),
   ('mbr2.bin',     0x3000,    0x1000),
   ('emc_iplb.bin', 0x4000,    0x60000),
   ('emc_ipl.bin',  0x64000,   0x60000),
   ('eap_kbl.bin',  0xC4000,   0x80000),
   ('wifi_fw.bin',  0x144000,  0x80000),
   ('nvs.bin',      0x1C4000,  0xC000),
   ('blank.bin',    0x1D0000,  0x30000),
   ('header2.bin',  0x200000,  0x1000),
   ('unknown2.bin', 0x201000,  0x1000),
   ('mbr3.bin',     0x202000,  0x1000),
   ('mbr4.bin',     0x203000,  0x1000),
   ('sam_iplb.bin', 0x204000,  0x3E000),
   ('sam_ipl.bin',  0x242000,  0x3E000),
   ('idata.bin',    0x280000,  0x80000),
   ('bd_hrl.bin',   0x300000,  0x80000),
   ('vtrm.bin',     0x380000,  0x40000),
   ('secureb.bin',  0x3C0000,  0xCC0000),
   ('secure.bin',   0x1080000, 0xCC0000),
   ('blank2.bin',   0x1D40000, 0x2C0000),
]

# Unpack entries from a Sflash0 binary...
def unpack(file, dir):

   with open(file, 'rb') as input:
       sflash0 = input.read()

       # Validate input file...
       if sflash0[:0x4] != 'SONY':
           raise SystemExit('\nInvalid PS4 Sflash0 binary!')

       for num, entry in enumerate(SFLASH0):
           with open('%s/%s' % (dir, SFLASH0[num][0]), 'wb') as output:
               begin = SFLASH0[num][1]
               end = begin + SFLASH0[num][2]
     
               output.write(sflash0[begin:end])
               print('Unpacked %s' % SFLASH0[num][0])

# Pack entries into a Sflash0 binary...
def pack(dir, file):

   with open(file, 'wb') as output:
       try:
           for num, entry in enumerate(SFLASH0):
               with open('%s/%s' % (dir, SFLASH0[num][0]), 'rb') as input:
                   output.write(input.read())

       except IOError as error:
           raise SystemExit('\n%s' % error)


def main(argc, argv):

   # Print Usage Statement...
   if argc not in [2, 3]:
       raise SystemExit('\nUsage: python %s <input> [output]' % argv[0])

   # File Input -> Unpack
   if os.path.isfile(argv[1]):

       # Create a custom directory...
       if argc == 3:
           try:
               os.makedirs(argv[2])
           except:
               pass

       unpack(argv[1], argv[2] if argc == 3 else '.')

   # Directory Input -> Pack
   elif os.path.isdir(argv[1]):
       pack(argv[1], argv[2] if argc == 3 else 'sflash0.bin')

   else:
       raise SystemExit('\nUsage: python %s <input> [output]' % argv[0])

   print('\nDone!')

if __name__ == '__main__':
   main(len(sys.argv), sys.argv)
And From the ps4_sflash0_tool README.md: PS4 SFlash0 Tool

SocraticBliss (R)

ps4_sflash_tool.py: Python script for [un]packing your PS4's SFlash0

Usage

Unpacking SFlash0

Code:
python ps4_sflash_pack_tool.py <sflash0.bin> [Optional Output Directory]
Packing SFlash0
Code:
python ps4_sflash_pack_tool.py <Directory> [Optional Output SFlash0 Name]
If you have any suggestions or ideas, please feel free to create pull requests!
To make the most out of this, we have to work together! :lovewins:
PS4 Dump Extractor.png

SFlash0Unpack Unpack SFlash0 Files From PS4 Flash Dumps by Zecoxao.jpg
 

Comments

Chaos Kid

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To those who don't know what this is its meant for dumped flash eventually flashers will come or another way of fixing people's bad flash to a working state.

Or a cfw will come out of this and will be flashed to your chip. Just like ps3 days
 

BwE

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Hey. My program already does this, albeit with improper file names. I guess I can do it differently if this is indeed the proper file structure?

Secondly you're extracting files without taking into account the fact their file sizes aren't always going to be the same? At least that's how I read the code.... This would result in corrupt files being interpreted as complete and valid.
 

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