Objection – Runtime Mobile Exploration

Objection is a runtime mobile exploration toolkit, powered by Frida. It was built with the aim of helping assess mobile applications and their security posture without the need for a jailbroken or rooted mobile device.

Objection - runtime mobile exploration
Objection – runtime mobile exploration

For all supported platforms, objection allows the following:

  • Patch iOS and Android applications, embedding a Frida gadget that can be used with objection or just Frida itself.
  • Interact with the filesystem, listing entries as well as upload & download files where permitted.
  • Perform various memory related tasks, such as listing loaded modules and their respective exports.
  • Attempt to bypass and simulate jailbroken or rooted environments.
  • Discover loaded classes and list their respective methods.
  • Perform common SSL pinning bypasses.
  • Dynamically dump arguments from methods called as you use the target application.
  • Interact with SQLite databases inline without the need to download the targeted database and use an external tool.
  • Execute custom Frida scripts.

iOS specific features in objection include the ability to:

  • Dump the iOS keychain, and export it to a file.
  • Dump data from common storage such as NSUserDefaults and the shared NSHTTPCookieStorage.
  • Dump various formats of information in human readable forms.
  • Bypass certain forms of TouchID restrictions.
  • Watch for method executions by targeting all methods in a class, or just a single method.
  • Monitor the iOS pasteboard.
  • Dump encoded .plist files in a human readable format without relying on external parsers.

Android specific features in objection include the ability to:

  • List the applications Activities, Services and Broadcast receivers.
  • Start arbitrary Activities available in the target application.
  • Watch a class method, reporting execution as it happens.

You can read more and download this tool over here: https://github.com/sensepost/objection

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