In May of 2016, Mandiant’s Red Team discovered a series of vulnerabilities present on Lenovo’s Vibe P1 Android-based mobile device that allow local privilege escalation to the user “root”.Read more...
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May 5, 2016 8:00 AM By Jake Valletta | Vulnerabilities
A vulnerability present on Android devices allows a seemingly benign application to access sensitive user data: including SMS and call history and the ability to perform potentially sensitive actions such as changing system settings or disabling the lock screen.