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Lookout Mobile Security contains a denial-of-service vulnerability

Vulnerability Note VU#704828

Original Release Date: 2013-06-27 | Last Revised: 2013-07-03


Lookout Mobile Security version 8.14.1-7fe5f1, and possibly earlier versions, contains a denial-of-service vulnerability.


Lookout Mobile Security (version 8.14.1-7fe5f1) crashes if an intent is sent to with no arguments.


A malicious application installed on the phone may be able to disable the Lookout Mobile Security software.


Apply an Update

Lookout Mobile Security version 8.17-8a39d3f has been released to address this vulnerability.

Vendor Information


Lookout Affected

Notified:  June 11, 2013 Updated: June 27, 2013



Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

CVSS Metrics

Group Score Vector
Base 3.8 AV:L/AC:H/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C
Temporal 3 E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C
Environmental 2.3 CDP:ND/TD:M/CR:ND/IR:ND/AR:ND



Thanks to china.x.orion for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Adam Rauf.

Other Information

CVE IDs: CVE-2013-3579
Date Public: 2013-06-27
Date First Published: 2013-06-27
Date Last Updated: 2013-07-03 13:41 UTC
Document Revision: 15

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