It’s 2019, and a PNG file can pwn your Android smartphone or tablet: Patch me if you can

Google has emitted security fixes for Android that should be installed, should you get the chance, as they can be potentially exploited to hijack devices. The worst vulnerability in the latest monthly batch, according to the ad giant, is one in which a maliciously crafted PNG image could execute code smuggled within the file, if an application views it.

Link: It’s 2019, and a PNG file can pwn your Android smartphone or tablet: Patch me if you can
via http://www.theregister.co.uk

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