Allwinner

Allwinner is a company that supplies processors used in Android tablets and other devices. A Linux kernel distributed by Allwinner for use on these devices reportedly contained a backdoor. [1]

ID: S0319
Type: MALWARE
Platforms: Android

Version: 1.1

Techniques Used

DomainIDNameUse
MobileT1474Supply Chain CompromiseA Linux kernel distributed by Allwinner reportedly contained an simple backdoor that could be used to obtain root access. It was believed to have been left in the kernel by mistake by the authors.[1]

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