Unknown hackers have been exploiting 4 Android vulnerabilities that permit the execution of malicious code that may take full management of gadgets, Google warned on Wednesday.
All 4 of the vulnerabilities had been disclosed two weeks ago in Google’s Android Safety Bulletin for Could. Google has launched safety updates to gadget producers, who’re then liable for distributing the patches to customers.
Google’s Could 3 bulletin initially didn’t report that any of the roughly 50 vulnerabilities it lined had been beneath energetic exploitation. On Wednesday, Google up to date the advisory to say that there are “indications” that 4 of the vulnerabilities “could also be beneath restricted, focused exploitation.” Maddie Stone, a member of Google’s Mission Zero exploit analysis group, eliminated the anomaly. She declared on Twitter that the “4 vulns had been exploited in-the-wild” as zero-days.
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