Samsung gets Pwned again – ExynosAbuse Exploit Review

 
A new vulnerability exploiting Android devices was published just yesterday. The vulnerability- aka ExynosAbuse - exists on various Samsung devices on a number of Android versions, including 2.x, 4.0, and 4.1. The flaw is a “Privilege Escalation” vulnerability that exists in the drivers used by the camera and multimedia devices. By exploiting this vulnerability, the attacker can bypass the Android’s permission model and ultimately access various files and sensitive information on the device. The concern for enterprises? The attacker can also access various enterprise data securing applications such as Good for Enterprise and gain access also to the encrypted ...