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Stagefright vulnerability found in most (all) Android phones

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Enthusiast
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Xperia Z2 23.4.A.1.200 update: Stagefright vulnerability

I updated to 23.4.A.1.200 last night and now get these results... Can anyone advise? 

 

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Adviser
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Re: Stagefright vulnerability found in most (all) Android phones

Dunno but i have same results. I think that the problem isnt fixed. I find this intresting because of the nature of this problem. I searched the internet and did not find any explanation.
Talent
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what is the stagefright vulnerability???

What is the stagefright and how can this affects to the mobile phones, when we scan using stagefright detector it says my phone is Vulnerable. how can I prevent from this is there any methods?

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Re: what is the stagefright vulnerability???

Easier to read topics on the net rather than someone copying and pasting the stories

For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.   Richard P. Feynman



Enthusiast
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Re: Xperia Z2 23.4.A.1.200 update: Stagefright vulnerability

Yes, after waiting months - almost a month later than the date given by sony - I finally got an update (nothing over the air, so i had to use Sony companion which is windows only) and this makes my phone a lot more susceptable to stagefright.   Yeah, thanks for that. 

 

Avoid this update if you're concerned about security, and don't want your phone taken over by anyone with your phone number. However, be sure to install it if you want better linkedin integration.   No, i'm not making it up.   I just contacted Sony via their online chat to ask them about when we can expect the update and they tried to fob me off with "contact google".  Not sure why sony think google know when sony are going to patch their products!

Clp
Inhabitant
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Re: Xperia Z2 23.4.A.1.200 update: Stagefright vulnerability

Well the newest firmware .232 I believe it is that was announced for the d6603 z3 will hopefully address this issue once and for all. Why did Sony release a working patch just the other day to the z3v and everyone else is getting the run around? I think this has gone on for too long... Get it right Sony!! You need to listen to your customers.

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Sony Xperia Support
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Re: Xperia Z2 23.4.A.1.200 update: Stagefright vulnerability

Hi everyone - thanks for your comments. We would just like to reassure you following reports that some protection and detector software identifies certain Xperia devices as remaining vulnerable to the “Stagefright” flaw, despite receiving the corrective security patches.

Protection and detector software use dummy media files to assess if security patches are installed. We added media file validation checks within the firmware, that are wrongly identified as crashes and vulnerabilities by some protection software – we fully reassure all our customers that the security patches eliminate any risk posed by the “Stagefright” flaw from Xperia devices. The firmware is rolling out through our retail partners within normal and regular software maintenance, with exact timings varying by region and/or operator.

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Learner
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Re: Xperia Z2 23.4.A.1.200 update: Stagefright vulnerability

Thanks for the update- but there is already a new Stagefright bug, dubbed Stagefright 2.0

 

Will this one get patched quickly? It looks even more severe.

 

https://blog.zimperium.com/zimperium-zlabs-is-raising-the-volume-new-vulnerability-processing-mp3mp4...

 

Also, an information what the patch does next time would probably stop the panic

Visitor
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5.1.1 UPDATE FAILING ALL STAGEFRIGHT CHECKS

Pardon the caps but...why would you release an update that unpatches everything!?

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Re: 5.1.1 UPDATE FAILING ALL STAGEFRIGHT CHECKS

Which phone/firmware version you have?



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