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CVE-2012-6636 Detail

Description

The Android API before 17 does not properly restrict the WebView.addJavascriptInterface method, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary methods of Java objects by using the Java Reflection API within crafted JavaScript code that is loaded into the WebView component in an application targeted to API level 16 or earlier, a related issue to CVE-2013-4710.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/02/2014

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-6636
Original release date:
03/02/2014
Last revised:
06/01/2016
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://50.56.33.56/blog/?p=314 External Source MISC http://50.56.33.56/blog/?p=314
http://developer.android.com/reference/android/os/Build.VERSION_CODES.html#JELLY_BEAN_MR1 External Source CONFIRM http://developer.android.com/reference/android/os/Build.VERSION_CODES.html#JELLY_BEAN_MR1
http://developer.android.com/reference/android/webkit/WebView.html#addJavascriptInterface%28java.lang.Object,%20java.lang.String%29 External Source CONFIRM http://developer.android.com/reference/android/webkit/WebView.html#addJavascriptInterface%28java.lang.Object,%20java.lang.String%29
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/02/07/9 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20140207 Re: CVE request: multiple issues in Apache Cordova/PhoneGap
http://www.cs.utexas.edu/~shmat/shmat_ndss14nofrak.pdf Exploit External Source MISC http://www.cs.utexas.edu/~shmat/shmat_ndss14nofrak.pdf
http://www.internetsociety.org/ndss2014/programme#session3 External Source MISC http://www.internetsociety.org/ndss2014/programme#session3
https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/product_security/len_6421 External Source CONFIRM https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/product_security/len_6421

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

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