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Trio of flaws fixed in Facebook Android app


Threatpost - (International) Facebook issued an update for its Android app that closes a vulnerability where an HTTP server used for video playback would accept requests from any client, leading to the potential for attacks to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition or transfer large amounts of data to run up charges on a victim's mobile bill.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:21:10