Google release two Android bug patches

Apparently Google has now released patches that fix 2 security flaws in the Android platform that enables hackers to launch a denial of service attack on Android smartphones reports crn.

The Open Source Computer Emergency Response Team made the flaws, which affect the Android 1.5 operating system, public and one of the most serious vulnerabilities happened in the way Android handles SMS whereby hackers could create malformed SMS messages from badly formatted WAP Push messages which could cause the mobile phone to disconnect from the network.

The second patch addresses the numerous security issues within the Android Dalvik API and includes a DoS vulnerability which causes a system restart.

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