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CVE-2016-6799 Detail

Current Description

Product: Apache Cordova Android 5.2.2 and earlier. The application calls methods of the Log class. Messages passed to these methods (Log.v(), Log.d(), Log.i(), Log.w(), and Log.e()) are stored in a series of circular buffers on the device. By default, a maximum of four 16 KB rotated logs are kept in addition to the current log. The logged data can be read using Logcat on the device. When using platforms prior to Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean), the log data is not sandboxed per application; any application installed on the device has the capability to read data logged by other applications.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98365 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/1f3e7b0319d64b455f73616f572acee36fbca31f87f5b2e509c45b69@%3Cdev.cordova.apache.org%3E Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-532 Inclusion of Sensitive Information in Log Files NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:cordova:*:*:*:*:*:android:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
5.2.2


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6799
NVD Published Date:
05/09/2017
NVD Last Modified:
05/19/2017