A bug that the camera starts up in the background on Facebook's iOS application turns out



In the Facebook app for iOS, a bug that caused the camera to start without the user's knowledge in the background of watching videos and photos was discovered. Facebook has already reported that Apple has submitted a fix for this issue.

Facebook bug shows camera activated in background during app use-CNET
https://www.cnet.com/news/facebook-bug-has-camera-activated-while-people-are-using-the-app/

Facebook's iOS app might be opening the camera in the background-The Verge
https://www.theverge.com/2019/11/12/20961332/facebooks-ios-app-reportedly-camera-background-security

The bug was discovered on November 2, 2019, and software tester Neo QA has released a movie that reproduces the bug on Twitter.



Watching movies from the Facebook app on iPhone


To maximize the movie, lay the screen sideways.


Then, when returning the screen from landscape to portrait again, somehow the camera starts ...


The state of the room has been projected.


After a few seconds, the display returned to the timeline. Neo QA tweeted about this bug, 'I am a little worried ...'.


Other movies that confirmed camera malfunction due to the same bug are also available on Twitter.



According to web designer Joshua Madhu , the bug that the camera malfunctions occurs when running the application with the latest version iOS 13.2.2 at the time of article creation, which can be confirmed on iPhone with iOS 12 It was not there. Also, The Next Web , a technical media, reported no bugs when tested on iOS 13.1.3 devices.

Guy Rosen, Vice President of Safety & Integrity, Facebook, said on November 13, 2019, for Madhu ’s report, “Thank you for reporting. '.



And Rosen said, “A bug was found that partially moved to the camera screen when a photo was tapped in an iOS app. There was no evidence that photos or movies were uploaded without permission. 'We reported bug fixes to the App Store today' and reported on Twitter.

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