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Home » Hacking News » Siemens mobile phones firmware vulnerability

Siemens mobile phones firmware vulnerability

by Mario Miri on March 27th, 2003 A malicious attacker may exploit the firmware issue in Siemens mobile phones by sending a SMS with special characters which may result in phone disfunction.


Vulnerable:
Siemens C55
Siemens M35
Siemens M45
Siemens M50
Siemens MT50
Siemens S35i
Siemens S55
Siemens SL-42


Not vulnerable:
Siemens S45
Siemens A50


Solution:
The vendor has confirmed the issue and suggested the firmware upgrade. A workaround has also been suggested: usage of Linux GSM utils and deletion of message.


Discovered by:
subj, [email protected]


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