Google Play Warning

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  1. Suyash

    Suyash New Member

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    Here the message which i received in my email account regarding the MoPub SDK




    Hello Google Play Developer,

    Your app(s) listed at the end of this email utilize a version of the ad platform MoPub that contains a security vulnerability. If you have more than 20 affected apps in your account, please check the Developer Console for a full list.

    Please migrate your app(s) to MoPub v4.4.0 or higher as soon as possible and increment the version number of the upgraded APK. Beginning July 11, 2016, Google Play will block publishing of any new apps or updates that use pre-4.4.0 versions of MoPub.

    The vulnerability was addressed in MoPub 4.4.0. The latest versions of the MoPub SDK can be downloaded here. You can confirm the version number by checking in MoPubUtils class. To confirm the version number, please see this help center page.

    If you need more information, you can contact MoPub support by emailing support@mopub.com. If you’re using a 3rd party library that bundles MoPub, you’ll need to upgrade it to a version that bundles MoPub 4.4.0 or higher.

    To confirm you’ve upgraded correctly, submit the updated version to the Developer Console and check back after five hours. If the app hasn’t been correctly upgraded, we will display a warning.

    The vulnerability is due to unsanitized default WebView settings. An attacker may exploit this vulnerability by serving a malicious JavaScript code in an advertising creative, making it possible to infer the existences of privacy-sensitive local resources on the devices. For Android devices with the prior versions of API 16, the attacker can even access local resources. For other technical questions, you can post to Stack Overflow and use the tags “android-security” and “MoPub.”

    While these specific issues may not affect every app that uses MoPub, it’s best to stay up to date on all security patches. Apps with vulnerabilities that expose users to risk of compromise may be considered in violation of our Malicious Behavior policy and section 4.4 of the Developer Distribution Agreement.

    Apps must also comply with the Developer Distribution Agreement and Developer Program Policies. If you feel we have sent this warning in error, contact our policy support team through the Google Play Developer Help Center.

    Regards,

    The Google Play Team

    ©2016 Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043

    Email preferences: You have received this mandatory email service announcement to update you about important changes to your Google Play Developer account.



    Please Check this message and take this warning seriously and act according to it !
     
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  2. Äkwav

    Äkwav New Member

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    Its in work it takes a while but Appyet is fixing it right now
     
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  3. DarShaN PanDya

    DarShaN PanDya Active Member

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    @Suyash
    It will be FiXeD soOn! :)
     
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  4. Mobrand

    Mobrand New Member

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    I believe this is being fixed.
     
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