WhatsApp vulnerability Patched still impacting thousands of apps

A vulnerability in the WhatsApp for Android that was found, disclosed and patched can still affect thousands of additional apps that have not been patched. CVE-2019-11932 allows attackers to use a maliciously coded GIF files to remotely execute code was made public on Oct. 2, 2019 and then patched in WhatsApp version 2.19.244 takes advantage of a library called libpl_droidsonroids_gif.so which is part of the android-gif-drawable package that is used in many other applications, Trend Micro reported.

Source: SC Magazine