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CVE-2015-1541 Detail

Current Description

The AppWidgetServiceImpl implementation in com/android/server/appwidget/AppWidgetServiceImpl.java in the Settings application in Android before 5.1.1 LMY48I allows attackers to obtain a URI permission via an application that sends an Intent with a (1) FLAG_GRANT_READ_URI_PERMISSION or (2) FLAG_GRANT_WRITE_URI_PERMISSION flag, as demonstrated by bypassing intended restrictions on reading contacts, aka internal bug 19618745.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
https://android.googlesource.com/platform/frameworks/base/+/0b98d304c467184602b4c6bce76fda0b0274bc07 Vendor Advisory
https://groups.google.com/forum/message/raw?msg=android-security-updates/Ugvu3fi6RQM/yzJvoTVrIQAJ Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Access Control (CWE-284)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
5.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-1541
NVD Published Date:
09/30/2015
NVD Last Modified:
10/01/2015