CVE-2018-19981 Detail

Current Description

Amazon AWS SDK <=2.8.5 for Android uses Android SharedPreferences to store plain text AWS STS Temporary Credentials retrieved by AWS Cognito Identity Service. An attacker can use these credentials to create authenticated and/or authorized requests. Note that the attacker must have "root" privilege access to the Android filesystem in order to exploit this vulnerability (i.e. the device has been compromised, such as disabling or bypassing Android's fundamental security mechanisms).


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.2 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://aws-amplify.github.io/aws-sdk-android/docs/reference/com/amazonaws/auth/CognitoCachingCredentialsProvider.html Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://raw.githubusercontent.com/lorenzodifuccia/cloudflare/master/Images/vulns/aws/aws_sdk_sp_01.png Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://raw.githubusercontent.com/lorenzodifuccia/cloudflare/master/Images/vulns/aws/aws_sdk_sp_02.png Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://raw.githubusercontent.com/lorenzodifuccia/cloudflare/master/Images/vulns/aws/aws_sdk_sp_03.png Exploit  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-312 Cleartext Storage of Sensitive Information cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-19981
NVD Published Date:
04/04/2019
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019
Source:
MITRE