avast! Mobile Security Android application version 2.0.3587, and possibly earlier versions, contains a denial-of-service vulnerability.
avast! Mobile Security (version 2.0.3587) crashes if an Intent is sent to com.avast.android.mobilesecurity.app.scanner.DeleteFileActivity with no arguments. Upon receiving the malformed intent the application will crash with the following message.
“Unfortunately, avast! Mobile Security has stopped.”
A malicious application installed on the phone may be able to disable the avast! Mobile Security software.
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Thanks to Kurt Traver for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Jared Allar.
|Date First Published:||2013-04-19|
|Date Last Updated:||2013-04-19 19:11 UTC|