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EA28 Update BUG
mrjohn
Member

After updating to EA28, I found a very disturbing bug with my phone.  I have an exchange account set up, and with that, my phone locks automatically and requires a 4 digit code to unlock.  While my phone is locked, I can now press the Emergency Call button and go directly to the dialer.  From the emergency dialer screen if I hit the back or Home button, I am taken to my now UNLOCKED phone, without having to enter my 4 digit code.  This is HUGE, as this update has effectively rendered the lock mechanism of my phone useless. 

 

I have tested this on other Android phones and they all worked like they should, going back to the lock screen and prompting for the unlock code.

 

Am I the only one out there this is happening to?

 

I am grateful that I can now make emergency calls if necessary, but the fact that my phone has a massive security hole is worse.

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Re: EA28 Update BUG
nickjr
Novice

I don't have that issue, I just checked it now and when I attempt to go back, my phone remains locked

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Re: EA28 Update BUG
M91-30
Novice

 


mrjohn wrote:

After updating to EA28, I found a very disturbing bug with my phone.  I have an exchange account set up, and with that, my phone locks automatically and requires a 4 digit code to unlock.  While my phone is locked, I can now press the Emergency Call button and go directly to the dialer.  From the emergency dialer screen if I hit the back or Home button, I am taken to my now UNLOCKED phone, without having to enter my 4 digit code.  This is HUGE, as this update has effectively rendered the lock mechanism of my phone useless. 

 

I have tested this on other Android phones and they all worked like they should, going back to the lock screen and prompting for the unlock code.

 

Am I the only one out there this is happening to?

 

I am grateful that I can now make emergency calls if necessary, but the fact that my phone has a massive security hole is worse.


you are the only one, or at least one of a few, it seems. and now that you've announced this security hole, I wouldn't leave your phone alone for long.

 

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