Virus Profile: Exploit/Stagefright.N

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Risk Assessment: Home Low | Corporate Low
Date Discovered: 10/27/2015
Date Added: 10/27/2015
Origin: Unknown
Length: N/A
Type: Vulnerability
Subtype: Exploit
DAT Required: N/A
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Exploit/Stagefright.N detects media files that attempt to exploit a vulnerability (CVE-2015-3876) in the Android media library Stagefright.

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Virus Characteristics

libstagefright in Android allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted metadata in a (1) MP3 or (2) MP4 file. There is a possibility of heap overflow in the process of ID3 tag. Stagefight.N detects incorrect/crafted media file in ID3 tag for MP3 and MP4 files.

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