Do you own an Android Smartphone from Xiaomi, HTC, Samsung, or OnePlus?
If yes, then you must be aware that almost all smartphone manufacturers provide custom ROMs like CyanogenMod, Paranoid Android, MIUI and others with some pre-loaded themes and applications to increase the device’s performance.
But do you have any idea about the pre-installed apps and services your manufacturer has
Millions of Xiaomi smartphones are vulnerable to a dangerous remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability that could grant attackers complete control of handsets.
The vulnerability, now patched, exists in MIUI – Xiaomi’s own implementation of the Android operating system – in versions prior to MIUI Global Stable 7.2 which is based on Android 6.0.
The flaw, discovered by IBM X-Force researcher