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CVE-2014-6041 Detail

Current Description

The Android WebView in Android before 4.4 allows remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy via a crafted attribute containing a \u0000 character, as demonstrated by an onclick="window.open('\u0000javascript: sequence to the Android Browser application 4.2.1 or a third-party web browser.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
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Base Score: N/A
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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.rafayhackingarticles.net/2014/08/android-browser-same-origin-policy.html Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/69548
https://android.googlesource.com/platform/external/webkit/+/1368e05e8875f00e8d2529fe6050d08b55ea4d87
https://android.googlesource.com/platform/external/webkit/+/7e4405a7a12750ee27325f065b9825c25b40598c
https://community.rapid7.com/community/metasploit/blog/2014/09/15/major-android-bug-is-a-privacy-disaster-cve-2014-6041
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/95693
https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=8321185
https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=8325807

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:google:android_browser:4.2.1:*:*:*:*:android:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-6041
NVD Published Date:
09/02/2014
NVD Last Modified:
09/07/2017