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Posted by on Dec 20, 2012 in Security, Technology |

Samsung working on the solution to the vulnerability of Exynos processor devices

Samsung working on the solution to the vulnerability of Exynos processor devices

has confirmed that it is working to fix it as soon as possible to the recent case of vulnerability that allows access to physical memory on some devices. In particular mobiles using Exynos processor Exynos 4210 and 4412.

The main problem lies in the kernel you are using Samsung, it allows any application regardless of whether it is external or downloaded from Google Play, access to physical memory and take control of the device, for both reading and writing data. Samsung declares that it is known issue and will be a software update as soon as possible to fix it.

We are aware of the security issue with the processor and plan to provide a software update to resolve it as soon as possible. The problem may arise when a malicious application operates on affected devices, however, there is no risk if you use authenticated and reliable applications. Samsung will continue to closely monitor the situation until the software solution is made available for mobile devices affected.

If you own one of the phones from the following list is recommended that you’re on the lookout for the software update by the Korean company:

Exynos 4210:

  • Samsung Galaxy Note GT-N7000
  • Samsung Galaxy S2 GT-I9100
  • Samsung Galaxy S2 GT-I777

Exynos 4412:

  • Samsung GT-I9300 Galaxy S3
  • Samsung GT-I9305 Galaxy S3
  • Samsung Galaxy GT-N7100 Note 2
  • Samsung Galaxy GT-N7105 Note 2
  • Samsung Galaxy Note GT-N8000 10.1
  • Samsung Galaxy Note GT-N8010 10.1
  • Meizu MX

The solution, while Samsung working overtime, is held by the community of XDA-Developers as reportábamos when it was discovered the only problem would involve some problems in the use of the camera, but it is highly recommended to install the patch or But be careful with the applications you install on your device.

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