The Indian government has officially released security warnings for the users of Samsung Galaxy phones. The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) released a security advisory which highlighted the multiple vulnerabilities that have been impacting millions of Samsung Galaxy mobile phones, which include both older and newer models.
The warning highlighted critical security issues affecting Samsung Mobile Android versions 11, 12, 13, and 14.
“Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Samsung products which could allow an attacker to bypass implemented security restrictions, access sensitive information and execute arbitrary code on the targeted system,” CERT-In, which works under Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology of the Government of India, said in its advisory.
“These vulnerabilities exist due to improper access control flaw in KnoxCustomManagerService and SmartManagerCN component, integer overflow vulnerability in facepreprocessing library; improper authorization verification vulnerability in AR Emoji, improper exception management vulnerability in Knox Guard, various out of bounds write vulnerabilities in bootloader, HDCP in HAL, libIfaaCa and libsavsac.so components, improper size check vulnerability in softsimd, improper input validation vulnerability.
Note: Users are advised to download the latest security patch update.