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CVE-2019-14220 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in BlueStacks 4.110 and below on macOS and on 4.120 and below on Windows. BlueStacks employs Android running in a virtual machine (VM) to enable Android apps to run on Windows or MacOS. Bug is in a local arbitrary file read through a system service call. The impacted method runs with System admin privilege and if given the file name as parameter returns you the content of file. A malicious app using the affected method can then read the content of any system file which it is not authorized to read


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://support.bluestacks.com/hc/en-us/articles/360021469391-Release-Notes Release Notes  Vendor Advisory 
https://support.bluestacks.com/hc/en-us/articles/360033484132-BlueStacks-fails-to-restrict-access-permissions Patch  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-269 Improper Privilege Management cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-14220
NVD Published Date:
09/24/2019
NVD Last Modified:
09/08/2021
Source:
MITRE