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WhatsApp Alert

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Classification
These posts contain security alerts, including digital loopholes, electronic attacks, technical updates, and they are classified base on the level of severity.

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Warning Date

Severity Level

Warning Number

Target Sector

25 September, 2022

● Critical

2022-5271

All

Description:

WhatsApp has released security updates to address several vulnerabilities in the following products:

  • WhatsApp for Android
    • Prior to 2.22.16.12
    • Prior to 2.22.16.2
  • WhatsApp Business for Android
    • Prior to 2.22.16.12
  • WhatsApp for iOS
    • Prior to 2.22.16.12
    • Prior to 2.22.15.9
  • WhatsApp Business for iOS
    • Prior to 2.22.16.12
Threats:

An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities by executing arbitrary code remotely.

Best practice and Recommendations:

The CERT team encourages users to review WhatsApp security advisory and apply the necessary updates:

- Kindly make sure to update the affected versions from the official stores.

Last updated at 25 September, 2022

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