Clutch is a high-speed iOS decryption tool. Clutch supports the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad as well as all iOS version, architecture types, and most binaries. Clutch is meant only for educational purposes and security research.
Clutch requires a jailbroken iOS device with version 8.0 or greater.
Clutch [OPTIONS] -b --binary-dump Only dump binary files from specified bundleID -d --dump Dump specified bundleID into .ipa file -i --print-installed Print installed application --clean Clean /var/tmp/clutch directory --version Display version and exit -? --help Display this help and exit
Clutch may encounter
Segmentation Fault: 11 when dumping apps with a large number of frameworks. Increase your device's maximum number of open file descriptors with
ulimit -n 512 (default is 256).
- Xcode (install from App Store or from Apple's developer site)
- Xcode command line tools:
xcode-select --install(or from Apple's developer site)
Disable SDK code signing requirement
killall Xcode cp /Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/Platforms/iPhoneOS.platform/Developer/SDKs/iPhoneOS.sdk/SDKSettings.plist ~/ /usr/libexec/PlistBuddy -c "Set :DefaultProperties:CODE_SIGNING_REQUIRED NO" /Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/Platforms/iPhoneOS.platform/Developer/SDKs/iPhoneOS.sdk/SDKSettings.plist /usr/libexec/PlistBuddy -c "Set :DefaultProperties:AD_HOC_CODE_SIGNING_ALLOWED YES" /Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/Platforms/iPhoneOS.platform/Developer/SDKs/iPhoneOS.sdk/SDKSettings.plist
Note that if you update Xcode you may need to run these commands again.
xcodebuild clean build
After building, a copy of the binary named
Clutch is placed in the build directory. Copy this to your device:
scp ./build/Clutch root@<your.device.ip>:/usr/bin/Clutch
If you are using iproxy, use this line (replace
2222 with a different port if necessary):
scp -P 2222 ./build/Clutch root@localhost:/usr/bin/Clutch
When you SSH into your device, run
Clutch uses the following libraries under their respective licenses.
- optool by Alex Zielenski
- ZipArchive by Matt Connolly, Edward Patel, et al.
- MiniZip by Gilles Vollant and Mathias Svensson.
Clutch would not be what it is without these people:
- dissident - The original creator of Clutch (pre 1.2.6)
- Nighthawk - Code contributor (pre 1.2.6)
- Rastignac - Inspiration and genius
- TheSexyPenguin - Inspiration
© Kim Jong-Cracks 1819-2017