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Metaphor Stagefright Exploit Released

Hanan Be’er, security researcher for Israeli firm NorthBit, has developed the fully functional exploit that leverages the Stagefright vulnerability to compromise Android devices.

The exploit was crafted on top of other partial exploit code released by both Zimperium, the company that discovered the Stagefright vulnerability, and by Google.

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New Stagefright Bug Found

There’s a new round of Stagefright vulnerabilities that allows attackers to execute malicious code on more than one billion phones running ancient as well as much more recent versions of Google’s Android operating system. Stagefright 2.0, as it’s being dubbed by researchers from security firm Zimperium, is a set of two bugs that are triggered when processing specially designed MP3 audio or MP4 video files. The first flaw, which is found in the libutils library and is indexed as CVE-2015-6602, resides in every Android version since 1.0, which was released in 2008. The vulnerability can be exploited even on newer...