A missing bounds check in WhatsApp for Android prior to v126.96.36.199 and WhatsApp Business for Android prior to v188.8.131.52 could have allowed out-of-bounds read and write if a user applied specific image filters to a specially crafted image and sent the resulting image.
How to mitigate CVE-2020-1910
Time needed: 5 minutes.
Follow the instructions, as they will assist you in mitigating the Whatsapp vulnerability that been reported in CVE-2020-1910.
- Install the latest version of Whatsapp
Navigate to the official Whatsapp website and download the latest version of Whatsapp. The latest version contains the CVE-2020-1910 fix.
- Perform a vulnerability assessment
Perform a scan on your Whatsapp environment(s), and check for vulnerabilities. Verify if CVE-2020-1910 has been mitigated.
- Utilize the references
The CVE-2020-1910 references have been provided for a reason. Utilize these references and make sure that you are correctly informed.