Amazon Fire TV Cube and 2017 Fire TV Stick rooted using HDMI exploit

Amazon released the Fire TV Cube earlier this year, as a 4K-capable streaming device with far-field microphones (for responding to Alexa responses) and an IR transmitter (for turning devices on/off). Exploitee.rs has now released a root method for the Fire TV Cube and the 2017 Fire TV Stick, which relies on sending commands through the HDMI port and bypassing code verification.
The full exploit details can be found at the source link, but put simply, the rooting method relies on two separate hacks. Read MoreAmazon Fire TV Cube and 2017 Fire TV Stick rooted using HDMI exploit was written by the awesome team at Android Police.