CVE-2021-4189

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CVE-2021-4189 is a vulnerability that affects the Android operating system used on millions of mobile devices worldwide. The vulnerability was discovered by security researchers in May 2021 and is classified as a high-severity flaw. It is caused by a memory corruption issue in the Android System component, which could be exploited by a malicious actor to execute arbitrary code remotely. The vulnerability can be triggered by a specially crafted file or web page, allowing an attacker to gain control over affected devices and steal sensitive data, install malware, or cause other types of damage. Google promptly released a security patch for the issue, which was included in the August 2021 Android Security Bulletin. However, users who have not updated their devices since then may still be vulnerable to attacks exploiting this flaw. It is crucial that Android device users update their systems to the latest available version as soon as possible to mitigate the risk posed by CVE-2021-4189. Additionally, organizations should ensure that their employees are aware of this vulnerability and take steps to secure any company-owned Android devices. Regular security awareness training and best practices such as implementing security policies, monitoring network traffic, and conducting regular vulnerability assessments can also help prevent successful attacks.
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Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Cloud Pak for Security (CP4S)