Rule Category

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.

Alert Message

OS-MOBILE Google Android Kernel local denial of service attempt

Rule Explanation

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

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