OxygenOS 1.0.2 Update sent to OnePlus One with Stagefright security patches

    The Oxygen OS from OnePlus is as vulnerable to the StageFright security bug, as much as any other smartphone OS or ROM is. OnePlus, the maker of this forked version of Android is well aware of this, and the company has acted quickly to release an update to fix the vulnerability.

    For those who don’t know, Stagefright is a vulnerability in the multimedia slack, and this can be exploited with a simple MMS, and with this, the hacker can gain access to the entire system of a smartphone. We did share how to keep safe from Stagefright exploit, but you still won’t be feeling secure until the phone gets an official update with the patches to fix the issue.

    Stagefright Android

    OnePlus has sent a new update, i.e. OxygenOS 1.0.2 update to the OnePlus One smartphones, and that includes a security patch to fix the Stagefright exploit. Of course there might be few other additions and fixes, but Stagefright bug fix is what makes this a very important update.

    Since this is a manual update, you will have to download the update files and then follow the instructions to do the update. You won’t be receiving this update through the OTA option. Two files, i.e. the MD5 and the ZIP file are to be downloaded and transferred before you do the manual update.

    Have you checked whether your smartphone is vulnerable to Stagefright exploit? use this Stagefright android app to check, and if you are using a Motorola, Nexus, or LG smartphone, not to worry as your devices are going to get a software update, and that could be regularly, to keep the OS safe, with patches.

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