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Category:   Device (VoIP/Phone/FAX)  >   Google Android Vendors:   Google
Google Android Unspecified WebKit Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1026767
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1026767
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 6 2012
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Google Android. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a flaw in WebKit and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry Playbook are also affected.

George Kurtz and Dmitri Alperovitch of CrowdStrike reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   A source code fix is available for webkit.

The fix will be included in a future Android OS update.

Vendor URL:  www.google.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified

Message History:   None.


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