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By eragon5779, Senior Member on 18th June 2014, 07:21 AM
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18th June 2014, 09:39 PM |#21  
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Even if Samsung has their own source tree for lk/aboot, it's wouldn't be surprising that (a) they already know about this and (b) they might have patched it already in their own sources. The real question is if it's patched in the binary that's on the phone.. and the way to figure that out is to disassemble the code knowing what you're looking for. And no, I do not care to do this.. I'm not qualified to.. because I know people will ask


It was just reported within the last week so I doubt they knew about it, just saying.
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18th June 2014, 11:36 PM |#22  
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Oh well, it's always fun getting a little excitement:-p

And on a side note, kinda mean for him to say something 99% of the community doesn't quite know, so just a simple "no" is better.

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19th June 2014, 02:10 AM |#24  
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Oh well, it's always fun getting a little excitement:-p

And on a side note, kinda mean for him to say something 99% of the community doesn't quite know, so just a simple "no" is better.

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Yeah that was pretty rude of him wasnt it? Wow, great communicator to the crowd that one...
19th June 2014, 02:29 AM |#25  
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Yeah that was pretty rude of him wasnt it? Wow, great communicator to the crowd that one...

Think about it this way. There are two ways to handle when this situation arises
1) Identify the specific thread or user and say something, effectively calling them out.
2) Use a generalization to get the same point across (aka tact)

Keep in mind people are probably spamming him and @djrbliss to crazy town on these.
Professionally he did communicate that well. It gets the message across without singling anyone out.

So, in summary, it's being said that this can't be exploited by a known security expert.
Let's call it a day on this one unless something changes that.
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