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CVE-2011-1717 Detail

Current Description

Skype for Android stores sensitive user data without encryption in sqlite3 databases that have weak permissions, which allows local applications to read user IDs, contacts, phone numbers, date of birth, instant message logs, and other private information.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blogs.skype.com/security/2011/04/privacy_vulnerability_in_skype.html
http://www.androidpolice.com/2011/04/14/exclusive-vulnerability-in-skype-for-android-is-exposing-your-name-phone-number-chat-logs-and-a-lot-more/ Exploit
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1025387
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/04/15/skype_for_android_vulnerable/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:skype:skype_for_android:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-1717
NVD Published Date:
04/18/2011
NVD Last Modified:
05/11/2011