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"The issue could result in remote code execution on affected BlackBerry smartphones," RIM said. "Successful exploitation of the vulnerability requires the user to browse to a website that the attacker has maliciously designed."
The security vulnerability was exposed at this year's CanSecWest Pwn2Own contest, where hackers were able to retrieve contact list information and image files from a Blackberry Torch 9800.
Affected Blackberry devices include Bold 9650, 9700 and 9780; Curve 9300; Pearl 9100, Style 9670 and Torch 9800.
The Blackberry Security Incident Response Team has not reported any affected Blackberry users.