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Honeywell Mobile Computers with Android Operating Systems (ICSA-18-256-01) – Product Used in the Energy Sector

Honeywell Mobile Computers with Android Operating Systems (ICSA-18-256-01) – Product Used in the Energy Sector

Author: Charles Egli
Created: Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 15:45
Categories:
Cyber Security

The NCCIC has released an advisory on an improper privilege vulnerability in Honeywell Mobile Computers with Android Operating Systems. Numerous versions are affected. A vulnerability in a system service on CT60, CN80, CT40, CK75, CN75, CT50, D75e, CN51, and EDA series mobile computers running the Android Operating System (OS) could allow a malicious third-party application to gain elevated privileges. Honeywell has released software updates that resolve this vulnerability. The NCCIC also recommends a series of defensive measures to minimize the risk of exploitation of this vulnerability. NCCIC/ICS-CERT.