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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
Description Last Modified:  03/02/2014

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://50.56.33.56/blog/?p=314
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
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/02/07/9
http://www.cs.utexas.edu/~shmat/shmat_ndss14nofrak.pdf Exploit
http://www.internetsociety.org/ndss2014/programme#session3
https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/product_security/len_6421

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-6636
NVD Published Date:
03/02/2014
NVD Last Modified:
06/01/2016