Should the user open the file, the exploit is triggered.
As vendors utilizing the Android operating system roll out security patches and updates at different rates, Google has declined to reveal the technical details of the exploit to mitigate the risk of attack.
In Google's latest Android security bulletin, the search giant fesses that one vulnerability could enable a PNG file that's been loaded with malicious code to be executed within an Android app if said application views it. So you won't be protected until your Android handset receives the 2019 February update.
According to Google's Android Security Bulletin, the vulnerability that allows "a remote attacker using a specially crafted PNG file to execute arbitrary code within the context of a privileged process", is the most severe vulnerability.
Google says it offers the monthly security patch to its OEM partners at least a month in advance but we have not heard from smartphone makers as to when then plan to release security patch for their devices.
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A remote attacker can easily exploit this vulnerability just by tricking users into openly maliciously crafted PNG image file on their Android devices sent through a mobile message service such as Whatsapp or an email.
The critical vulnerability has been spotted in three forms (CVE-2019-1986, CVE-2019-1987, and CVE-2019-1988) and affects Android smartphones running Android 7.0 or a higher build going all the way up to Android Pie.
Google has already patched the security issue and the patches were pushed to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) repository.
Craig Young, computer security researcher for Tripwire Inc.'s Vulnerability and Exposure Research Team, told SiliconANGLE that it appears that the vulnerability is directly related to how Android parses, that is interprets, an image before rendering it. And you'd have no way of knowing you've been targeted. Several old devices will also not receive the update at all.
Germany had counted on France, as well as Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Greece, and the Netherlands to block it. He also noted that the vast majority of business representatives have voiced support for Nord Stream 2 .
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The game was the last in a rivalry week for Boston and Los Angeles that began when the Patriots beat the Rams in the Super Bowl . Beasley, 30, was acquired in Thursday's trade with the Los Angeles Lakers for center Mike Muscala .
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You can get it on the Xbox One as a backwards compatible title. '2019 is going to be a great year for Xbox gamers everywhere. On the Xbox Game Studios page, Xbox has reiterated what seems to be their new slogan: "When everyone plays , we all win".
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