The PackageManagerService class in services/java/com/android/server/PackageManagerService.java in Android 1.5 through 1.5 CRB42 does not properly check developer certificates during processing of sharedUserId requests at an application's installation time, which allows remote user-assisted attackers to access application data by creating a package that specifies a shared user ID with an arbitrary application.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
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20090522 [oCERT-2009-006] Android improper package verification when using shared uids
[oss-security] 20090522 [oCERT-2009-006] Android improper package verification when using shared uids
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