Android Vulnerability (CVE-2015-3839)

  Severity: LOW
  CVE Identifier: CVE-2015-3839
  Advisory Date: AUG 12, 2015


Trend Micro researchers discovered this Android vulnerability assigned with CVE-2015-3839 that could allow attackers to put malicious messages in the messaging app, thus causing it to crash. In addition, attackers can also perform denial-of-service (DoS) attacks on the messaging app only (and not the whole device). As such, users won’t be able to receive and send text messages to their contacts.

Attackers need to trick users into installing a malicious app in order to download the said bug on their devices.