CVE-2015-7889 Detail

Current Description

The SecEmailComposer/EmailComposer application in the Samsung S6 Edge before the October 2015 MR uses weak permissions for the com.samsung.android.email.intent.action.QUICK_REPLY_BACKGROUND service action, which might allow remote attackers with knowledge of the local email address to obtain sensitive information via a crafted application that sends a crafted intent.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/134105/Samsung-SecEmailComposer-QUICK_REPLY_BACKGROUND-Permission-Weakness.html Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/77339 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/project-zero/issues/detail?id=490&redir=1 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/38558/ Exploit  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-275 Permission Issues cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-7889
NVD Published Date:
12/27/2017
NVD Last Modified:
01/17/2018
Source:
MITRE