Security Flaw Found in Android Browser
The vulnerability could allow malicious web sites to access files on an Android smartphone's SD card.
Corporate security officer Thomas Cannon recently uncovered a vulnerability in the built-in browser for Android smartphones.
"The hole would allow malicious websites to snatch the contents of any file stored on the SD card of an Android smartphone, provided the name and directory path of a targeted file is known beforehand," writes The Register's John Leyden.
"It would also be possible to retrieve a limited range of other data and files stored on the phone using this vulnerability, as explained in an advisory and video here," Leyden writes.
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