OnePlus confirms OnePlus 6 bootloader vulnerability, says fix incoming

June 11th, 2018   decode   Android 7.1

OnePlus has officially acknowledged a bootloader vulnerability plaguing its OnePlus 6 flagship smartphone, saying a software update containing a fix for the problem will roll out soon. Here’s what exactly the company has said:

We take security seriously at OnePlus. We are in contact with the security researcher, and a software update will be rolling out shortly.

The vulnerability, for those who aren’t aware, allows someone with physical access to a OnePlus 6 device to boot any arbitrary modified image without unlocking the device bootloader, effectively giving the attacker complete…

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