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Bug in Android ADB backup system can allow injection of malicious apps

2015/07/09

Threatpost - (International) Security researchers discovered a severe vulnerability in all versions of the Android debug bridge (ADB) in which an attacker could inject a malicious Android application package (APK) file via the BackupAgent, which does not require Android permissions and does not filter the data stream returned by applications.

Source: https://threatpost.com/bug-in-android-adb-backup-system-can-allow-injection-of-malicious-apps/113701

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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