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High severity flaw in Android allows arbitrary code execution

2015/08/18

Securityweek - (International) Security researchers from Trend Micro discovered a heap overflow vulnerability in the Android operating system's (OS) mediaserver Audio Policy Service, AudioEffect component, in which an app requiring no permissions could be used to execute arbitrary code. The vulnerability was patched in August security updates.

Source: http://www.securityweek.com/high-severity-flaw-android-allows-arbitrary-code-execution

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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