Android Camera App - Gaining Control Without Permissions Research Report


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To better understand how smartphone cameras may be opening users up to privacy risks, the Checkmarx Security Research Team cracked into the applications themselves that control these cameras to identify potential abuse scenarios.


Having a Google Pixel 2 XL and Pixel 3 on-hand, our team began researching the Android Camera app, ultimately finding multiple concerning eavesdropping vulnerabilities stemming from permission bypass issues.


Get this report to learn about:

  • The vulnerabilities discovered
  • How they were exploited
  • The potential consequences




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