I investigated a little about the WheepingAngel Malware that was recently leaked due the 'Vault 7 CIA Leaks' by Wikileaks. What i couldn't find where the actual CVEs that enable WheepingAngel to infect a SmartTV. Also i couldn't find any list of vulnerable SmartTVs.

Has anybody investigated this into detail and can tell me more about it?


  • CVEs involved
  • Source Code
  • Vulnerable Devices
  • Functionalities
    • e.g.: there was something about resetting the malware to 'factory settings' by pressing <MUTE> 184 <POWEROFF> when the infected device is in standby mode.
  • Control-Mechanisms
  • Weaknesses
    • e.g.: for Samsung SmartTV devices a update by Samsung disables parts or the whole malware.
  • Since there is not a lot of discussion going on, i will ivestigate further and answer it myself in the comming days.. :) – Gewure Mar 14 '17 at 14:55
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    I'm curious, did you come to any conclusions? – Sir Muffington Oct 24 '19 at 12:00
  • not really, as there seems to be really few information about this destinct topic in the internet. i guess that is because of the importance/serverity of such informations on the processes of the CIA/NSA/Homeland.. whoever uses this 'software'. Delicate topic, for sure. – Gewure Oct 30 '19 at 14:52
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    No wonder considering the possible scope.. – Sir Muffington Oct 30 '19 at 19:26
  • @SirMuffington exactly. maybe im gonna do some research again, its pretty interesting. – Gewure Nov 7 '19 at 16:57

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