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CVE-2015-5256 Detail

Description

Apache Cordova-Android before 4.1.0, when an application relies on a remote server, improperly implements a JavaScript whitelist protection mechanism, which allows attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via a crafted URI.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/23/2015

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/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): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://jvn.jp/en/jp/JVN18889193/index.html
http://jvndb.jvn.jp/en/contents/2015/JVNDB-2015-000187.html
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/134497/Apache-Cordova-3.7.2-Whitelist-Failure.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/536944/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/77677
https://cordova.apache.org/announcements/2015/11/20/security.html Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Change History

6 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-5256
NVD Published Date:
11/23/2015
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2018