CVE-2011-2357 Detail

Current Description

Cross-application scripting vulnerability in the Browser URL loading functionality in Android 2.3.4 and 3.1 allows local applications to bypass the sandbox and execute arbitrary Javascript in arbitrary domains by (1) causing the MAX_TAB number of tabs to be opened, then loading a URI to the targeted domain into the current tab, or (2) making two startActivity function calls beginning with the targeted domain's URI followed by the malicious Javascript while the UI focus is still associated with the targeted domain.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://android.git.kernel.org/?p=platform/cts.git;a=commit;h=7e48fb87d48d27e65942b53b7918288c8d740e17 Patch 
http://android.git.kernel.org/?p=platform/packages/apps/Browser.git;%20a=commit;h=096bae248453abe83cbb2e5a2c744bd62cdb620b Patch 
http://android.git.kernel.org/?p=platform/packages/apps/Browser.git;%20a=commit;h=afa4ab1e4c1d645e34bd408ce04cadfd2e5dae1e Patch 
http://blog.watchfire.com/files/advisory-android-browser.pdf Exploit 
http://blog.watchfire.com/wfblog/2011/08/android-browser-cross-application-scripting-cve-2011-2357.html Exploit 
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2011/Aug/9 Exploit  Patch 
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8335
http://securitytracker.com/id?1025881
http://www.infsec.cs.uni-saarland.de/projects/android-vuln/ Exploit 
http://www.infsec.cs.uni-saarland.de/projects/android-vuln/android_xss.pdf Exploit 
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/519146/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/48954 Exploit 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/68937

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-2357
NVD Published Date:
08/12/2011
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2018
Source:
MITRE