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94% of Android devices vulnerable to bug exposing memory content

2015/06/26

Softpedia - (International) Security researchers from Trend Micro discovered security flaw in the Android operating system's (OS) debugging component in which an attacker could create a special Executable and Linkable Format (ELF) file to crash the debugger and view dumps and log files stored in memory, or to create a denial-of-service (DoS) condition. The issue affects all Android versions after 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/94-of-android-devices-vulnerable-to-bug-exposing-memory-content-485382.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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