Vulnerability

"Stagefright" Android vulnerability (CVE-2015-3824)

Publish date: August 16, 2015

CVE-2015-3824

SEVERITY

HIGH

//  ADVISORY DATE

31 JUL 2015


DESCRIPTION

This Android vulnerability known as “Stagefright” can be leveraged by attackers to install a malware on Android devices via a multimedia message (MMS). It affects versions of Android from 4.0.1 to 5.1.1. The said vulnerability, designated with CVE-2015-3824, resides in mediaserver component, which is for handling open media files.

AFFECTED SOFTWARE AND VERSION

  • Android from 4.0.1 to 5.1.1

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