Exploit:Android/DroidRooter

Classification

Riskware

Exploit

Android

Exploit:Android/DroidRooter

Summary

DroidRooter is a family of binary exploits that is used to gain root privilege on an Android device.

Removal

Automatic action

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Vulnerability Protection

The vulnerability leveraged by the exploit is application or platform specific; in other words, a specific program (or even a specific version of a particular program) must be installed in order for the exploit to be effective.

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Technical Details

Exploits from the Droidrooter family are binary exploits that could be used by an Android malware to gain root privilege on a compromised device.

Even though it is classified as an exploit, under certain circumstances, these exploits may be considered as a hack-tool when users deliberately run them on their own phone in order to 'jailbreak' or unlock the device.

Variants

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