Breaking Secure Boot on Google Nest Hub (2nd Gen) to run Ubuntu
Posted on Wed 15 June 2022 in Article • Tagged with arm, amlogic, bootloader, exploit, nest, secureboot, uboot, ubuntu, usb
In this post, we attack the Nest Hub (2nd Gen), an always-connected smart home display from Google, in order to boot a custom OS.
First, we explore both hardware and software attack surface in search of security vulnerabilities that could permit arbitrary code execution on the device.
Then, using a …