Check Point Blog

June 16, 2014

“TowelRoot” Gives Root Access to Samsung Galaxy S5 and other Popular Android Mobile Devices

A new vulnerability, codenamed TowelRoot, was recently released for the Linux kernel (CVE-2014-3153)  through version 3.14.5 and it has affected Android 4.4 mobile devices. This vulnerability is extremely prevalent and exists on almost every popular…

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