Android Bluetooth Component Critical Vulnerability (CVE-2020-0022) Threat Alert

Android Bluetooth Component Critical Vulnerability (CVE-2020-0022) Threat Alert

fevereiro 18, 2020 | Adeline Zhang


Recently, Google released February 2020 security updates for Android which fixed a critical vulnerability (CVE-2020-0022) in Android’s Bluetooth component. This vulnerability could be exploited without user interaction when Bluetooth is enabled on devices. An attacker that successfully exploits this vulnerability could execute arbitrary code on the target system. Also, researchers pointed out that this vulnerability could be exploited to craft self-spreading Bluetooth worms.

Affected Versions

  • Android version < 10

Unaffected Versions

  • Android version 10


Affected users should upgrade their products as soon as possible.

If users cannot upgrade their products, they are advised to disable Bluetooth on devices using the vulnerable system version.

For details, see the official security bulletin:

Reference Links


This advisory is only used to describe a potential risk. NSFOCUS does not provide any commitment or promise on this advisory. NSFOCUS and the author will not bear any liability for any direct and/or indirect consequences and losses caused by transmitting and/or using this advisory. NSFOCUS reserves all the rights to modify and interpret this advisory. Please include this statement paragraph when reproducing or transferring this advisory. Do not modify this advisory, add/delete any information to/from it, or use this advisory for commercial purposes without permission from NSFOCUS.


NSFOCUS, Inc., a global network and cyber security leader, protects enterprises and carriers from advanced cyber attacks. The company’s Intelligent Hybrid Security strategy utilizes both cloud and on-premises security platforms, built on a foundation of real-time global threat intelligence, to provide multi-layered, unified and dynamic protection against advanced cyber attacks.

NSFOCUS works with Fortune Global 500 companies, including four of the world’s five largest financial institutions, organizations in insurance, retail, healthcare, critical infrastructure industries as well as government agencies. NSFOCUS has technology and channel partners in more than 60 countries, is a member of both the Microsoft Active Protections Program (MAPP), and the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA).

A wholly owned subsidiary of NSFOCUS Information Technology Co. Ltd., the company has operations in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific.