ACT.DAT

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Description[edit]

An activation file for a Sony Playstation console, based on an account email and password, the devices IDPS, the platform and activation type.

It is used to decrypt NPDRM content license files (.rif) and EDAT files, which themselves lead to content decryption (PFS layer, SELF layer).

Location[edit]

PSP[edit]

?flash0:NPDRM/ACT.DAT?

PS3[edit]

hdd0:home/000000XX/exdata/act.dat

PSVita[edit]

tm0:npdrm/act.dat
tm0:psmdrm/act.dat (only if PSM Is activated)

Structure[edit]

Name Offset Size Example Remark
Activation Type 0x0 0x4 00000001
Version 0x4 0x4 00000001, 00000002 1 (PSP and PS3 parser) or 2 (PSVita parser)
Account ID 0x8 0x8 AB CD EF 01 02 34 78 91 PSN Account ID
Primary Key Table 0x10 0x800 N.A Encrypted RIF keys table
Unknown1 0x810 0x40 N.A
OpenPsId 0x850 0x10 N.A
Unknown3 0x860 0x10 N.A Encrypted_data for v.1 / Padding for v.2
Unknown4 0x870 0x10 N.A Encrypted_data for v.1 / Time_Stamp for v.2
Secondary Table 0x880 0x650 N.A
RSA Signature 0xED0 0x100 N.A RSA Public Key for RIF type 0 and 1
Unknown Sig 0xFD0 0x40 N.A params are unknown
ECDSA Signature 0x1010 0x28 N.A pub=vsh_pub, ctype=0x02(vsh_curves)

The Primary Key table is unique per PSN account. It is encrypted using ECB with the ConsoleId of the console activated with this PSN account.

Downloading[edit]

NOT WORKING ANYMORE.

A PHP script is released to obtain the act.dat. See [playstationhax.xyz]

[pastie]

<?php
 $data = array(
         "loginid" => "", /* email */
         "password" => "", /*pass */
         "consoleid" => "", /* 000000000000000000000 */
         "platform" => "psp2", /* for vita, don't modify, possible parameters psp,ps3,psp2.ps4 is unknown */
         "acttype" => "4", /* for vita, don't modify */
 );
 $custom_headers = array(
         "X-I-5-DRM-Version: 1.0",
 );
 
 $ch = curl_init();
 
 curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, "https://commerce.np.ac.playstation.net/cap.m");
 curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_USERAGENT, "8888888");
 curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_HTTPHEADER, $custom_headers);
 
 curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POST, 1);
 curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS, http_build_query($data));
 
 curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYPEER, 0);
 curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYHOST, 0);
 
 //curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_HEADER, 1);
 //curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_CERTINFO, 1);
 curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1);
 curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_VERBOSE, 1);
 
 $response = curl_exec($ch);
 
 curl_close($ch);
 
 $fp = fopen("act.dat", "wb");
 fwrite($fp, $response);
 fclose($fp); 
 ?>

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