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CVE-2018-3986 Detail

Description

An exploitable information disclosure vulnerability exists in the "Secret Chats" functionality of the Telegram Android messaging application version 4.9.0. The "Secret Chats" functionality allows a user to delete all traces of a chat, either by using a time trigger or by direct request. There is a bug in this functionality that leaves behind photos taken and shared on the secret chats, even after the chats are deleted. These photos will be stored in the device and accessible to all applications installed on the Android device.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/03/2019

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106295
https://www.talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2018-0654

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-3986
NVD Published Date:
01/03/2019
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2019