Str2hax

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str2hax
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General
Author(s)Team Twiizers & Fullmetal5
TypeExploit
Links
Source
Peripherals
Loads files from the Front SD slot

str2hax is an exploit for the EULA app in the Wii that doesn't require an SD card. (Exploits CVE-2009-0689)

str2hax requires a Wii with an internet connection to work. The payload may be hosted locally if you do not have access to internet. (See the building instructions in the str2hax repository)

str2hax was created by Team Twiizers & Fullmetal5.

Usage & Installation

Howto

  1. (OPTIONAL) If you would like to boot a payload from an SD card then simply format it as FAT32, place it the root of the SD card, and name it "boot.elf"
  2. Make sure you have an active internet connection on your Wii.
  3. Navigate to the settings menu on your Wii and select Internet then Connection Settings.
  4. Select the connection that you are currently using.
  5. Select Change settings and scroll to the right until you get to Auto-Obtain DNS.
  6. Select No then select Advanced Settings.
  7. Change the Primary DNS to 216.69.185.14 and the Secondary DNS to 173.201.71.14.
  8. Select Confirm and then Save and run the mandatory connection test.
  9. Back out to the Internet panel and choose User Agreements. Select Yes to the question about the Wii Shop Channel/WiiConnect24.
  10. You will be taken to a screen telling you to review the User Agreements for the Wii. Select Next.
  11. If you see a pony on screen telling you to wait then you have done everything correctly. The exploit takes 1-2 minutes (1:25 is usually how long mine takes), if it takes longer than 2 minutes then it probably failed. Just turn off your Wii and start again from step 9.

Thanks

  • Team Twiizers (Thank you guys for everything you've done for the Wii community. This wouldn't be possible without you.)
  • The Dolphin developers.
  • Maksymilian Arciemowicz (Vulnerability author)