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How Serious is the ZipperDown iOS App Programming Vulnerability?
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Colleagues, China-based jailbreaker Pangu Labs has identified a vulnerability which they project impacts some 9.5% of the 168k Apple iOS apps may have. The root cause appears to be an app programming error that can lead to code execution and data overwritten in the affected apps.” Some of the more noteworthy iOS apps impacted include but not limited to QQ Music, MOMO, Weibo, Kwai and NetEase Music. The ZipperDown web site provides a good FAQ yet is short on mitigation details. Bottom line: How far reaching are the consequences of ZipperDown? And is there a comparable bug in Android apps? Details to follow. For now, share a comment and subscribe today! Lawrence, Cyber Security Defender
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