[SingCERT] Stagefright Vulnerability on Android OS
29 July 2015
Researchers at Zimperium discovered a major vulnerability (named Stagefright) in Android operating system.
A malicious media file can be specially crafted and delivered to a user’s mobile phone via MMS (Multimedia Messaging System) to download and execute malicious codes without requiring any user interaction. Users with devices using Android OS 2.2 and above are vulnerable.