The fine folks at GTVHacker dropped us a line to say that their new Asus Cube root solution is now available as a free download in the Google Play Store. The cleverly-titled CubeRoot takes advantage of a Unix NFS mounting exploit to install the SuperSU application and grant Cube owners root privileges, sure to be much appreciated by Google TV power users excited for Asus' new hardware. You can pick up the root application from the Play Store widget below, or download it directly from GTVHacker's website.
In addition to basic rooting duties, CubeRoot will modify the Cube's Flash Player app, allowing users to get around some arbitrary platform-content restrictions in video websites. It also disables automatic updates by default, to make sure you're not surprised by an OTA that takes away those shiny root powers. If you don't really need root, but you're worried about the above vulnerability, CubeRoot can patch your system to keep other apps from taking advantage without enabling root itself. Keep in mind that patching the vulnerability will make this particular root method unavailable to you.
If you've been thinking about an Asus Cube purchase, this should help you make up your mind. Still on the fence? The full Android Police Asus Cube review will be coming this week.