Ancient Android bug returns to bite you in the apps

A two-year-old Linux kernel vulnerability, which Android only patched in October, has been exploited for about 10 months. To make matters worse, the exploits were in Play Store apps. That’s right: Not only did Google fail to merge the fix back into Android, but it also hosted espionage malware using the flaw in its own “safe” app store.

Link: Ancient Android bug returns to bite you in the apps
via techbeacon.com

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