Android bug fear in 900 million phones
It found serious security flaws that could give attackers full access
to the data on the phone in the software used in tens of millions of Android devices.
checkpoint looking at programs that work on the slides made by US company Qualcomm.
processors in about 900 million Android phone.
However, there is no sign of weakness currently used in attacks by computers.
“I’m sure you will see these vulnerabilities
that are used in the three or the next four months,” said Michael Shaulov, president of product management and mobility, said at a checkpoint.
“It’s always a race to find the first bug, whether it’s the good guys or bad.”
Affected devices include:
BlackBerry PRIV and Dtek50
Black iPhone 1 and 2 Black iPhone
Google Nexus 5X, Nexus 6 and Nexus 6P
HTC One, HTC M9 and HTC 10
LG G4, G5 LG, and LG V10
The new Moto X from Motorola
One Plus One, OnePlus 2 and 3 OnePlus
US versions edge Samsung Galaxy Samsung S7 and S7
Sony Ericsson Z Ultra
He Shaulov six months of work to reverse engineer revealed problems Qualcomm Code.
It found flaws in the program that deals
with graphics in the code that controls the communication
between the different processes run inside the phone.
Exploiting the flaw allows an attacker to gradually
be able to take more control over the device and access its data.