BlackBerry Vulnerability

There is a new critical vulnerability in the BlackBerry Desktop Software.

The vulnerability is caused by the application loading libraries (DLL) that the BlackBerry Desktop Manager may use. 

This issue impacts all versions of the BlackBerry Desktop Software, and may allow a malicious user to deceive a legitimate user into allowing remote code execution to occur on the legitimate user’s computer. The BlackBerry Desktop Manager needs to be running for a malicious user to exploit this vulnerability.

Research in Motion (RIM) has released a fix for this vulnerability.

See the BlackBerry Desktop Software Downloads site  ( to download the updated version of the BlackBerry Desktop Software version 6.0 (version or later).

This advisory contains information released by BlackBerry. Some of the information may have changed since it was released, please see for further information.