Mobile Threat Catalogue

Unauthorized Phone Call and SMS Rerouting


Threat Category: Carrier Infrastructure

ID: CEL-36

Threat Description: Network control data compromises can enable intruders to reroute calls and Short Message Service (SMS) data.

Threat Origin

3G Security: Security Threats and Requirements (Release 4) 1

Exploit Examples

Not Applicable

CVE Examples

Not Applicable

Possible Countermeasures


  1. 3G Security; Security Threats and Requirements (Release 4), 3GPP TS 21.133 V4.0.0, 3rd Generation Partnership Project, 2003; [Accessed 8/23/2016]