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Sid 1-51290


OS-MOBILE Google Android Kernel local denial of service attempt


This event is generated when a malicious JAR file containing a denial of service affecting the Google Android Kernel is downloaded.


Denial of Service

Detailed information

A denial of service is present in Google Android Kernel 2.6 where an attempt to write an extremely long filename to an SD card many times will result in a denial of service.

Affected systems

  • Google Android Kernel 2.6

Ease of attack

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Please follow corporate patch and upgrade procedures. Ensure only trusted sources are used for downloads.


  • Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

Additional References

  • CVE-2013-1773