The danger found by experts Nightwatch Cybersecurity, threatens users of devices of all versions of Android, except for the last ninth. According to analysts, the vulnerability allows you to learn all the necessary system information about the gadget, including even the actual location of its owner.
The security flaw is connected, most likely, with the function intents, which makes it possible to send internal messages with system data. By hijacking these data, hackers can obtain information about the network name, IP addresses, DNS server and many other information, including the location of the device.
The most surprising thing is that this vulnerability was reported to Google in the spring of this year, but it was fixed only in the latest version of the operating system.