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CVE-2019-18426 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability in WhatsApp Desktop versions prior to 0.3.9309 when paired with WhatsApp for iPhone versions prior to 2.20.10 allows cross-site scripting and local file reading. Exploiting the vulnerability requires the victim to click a link preview from a specially crafted text message.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.2 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:L/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
https://www.facebook.com/security/advisories/cve-2019-18426 Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-79 Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') NIST   Facebook, Inc.  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
AND
 cpe:2.3:a:whatsapp:whatsapp:*:*:*:*:*:iphone_os:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
2.20.10
 cpe:2.3:a:whatsapp:whatsapp_for_desktop:*:*:*:*:*:-:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
0.3.9309


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-18426
NVD Published Date:
01/21/2020
NVD Last Modified:
01/29/2020