back to article Rap for WhatsApp chat app chaps in phone-to-pwn security nap flap

WhatsApp has patched a vulnerability it its smartphone code that could have been exploited by miscreants to crash victims' chat app simply by placing a call. Google Project Zero whizkid and Tamagotchi whisperer Natalie Silvanovich discovered and reported the flaw, a memory heap overflow issue, directly to WhatsApp in August. …

  1. A.P. Veening Silver badge

    Update?

    Not available yet, last update for WhatsApp on my phone dates back to Sep. 24.

  2. Waseem Alkurdi

    Crashes the app. Damn. Really? Is that supposed to be serious?

    WhatsApp made it clear that their service is not to be used for emergency calls, etc.

    So why kicking the fuss?

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Top marks for the sub heading

    Best for a while; it's made my day.

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