Updated Date: 18 September 2019
BlueStacks employs Android running in a virtual machine (VM) to enable Android apps to run on Windows or MacOS.
Bug is in a local arbitrary file read through a system service call. The impacted method runs with System admin privilege and if given the file name as parameter returns you the content of file. A malicious app using the affected method can then read the content of any system file which it is not authorized to read
- CVE-2019-14220: BlueStacks fails to restrict access permissions.
Windows & MacOS
Download the product from http://www.bluestacks.com/download.html.
Install the updated Bluestacks Player using the usual update path.
- Download the latest version of BlueStacks from website .
Maciej Miszczyk from Seqred.pl