OS-MOBILE -- Snort has detected traffic targeting vulnerabilities in a mobile-based operating system. This does not include browser traffic or other software on the OS, but attacks against the OS itself. (such as?)
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
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.
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
Cisco Talos Intelligence Group
MITRE ATT&CK Framework
For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here:
CVE Additional Information
CVE-2013-1773Buffer overflow in the VFAT filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.3 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (system crash) via a VFAT write operation on a filesystem with the utf8 mount option, which is not properly handled during UTF-8 to UTF-16 conversion.
||Ease of Access||HIGH