According to GitHub’s Awakening post, the bug was hidden in the implementation of WhatsApp’s Gallery View. Explain that it was used to generate previews of photos, videos and GIFs. Research has shown that this bug is working properly up to version 2.19.230 of WhatsApp, but the company has fixed this bug in version 2.19.244.
The report further states that it first created a viral GIF file and then users waited for the WhatsApp gallery to open. For the information of your people, let us know that this bug has worked on Android 8.1 and Android 9.0 OS, but it has not worked on Android 8.0 and below. This means that smartphones running OS below Android 8.0 were protected from this bug.
WhatsApp spokesman said Next web “Information about this bug was found last month and it was fixed with an update soon. We have no reason to believe that users have been affected by the bug Nevertheless. Nevertheless, we continue to provide users with the latest security features.”