CVE-2019-3566 Detail

Current Description

A bug in WhatsApp for Android's messaging logic would potentially allow a malicious individual who has taken over over a WhatsApp user's account to recover previously sent messages. This behavior requires independent knowledge of metadata for previous messages, which are not available publicly. This issue affects WhatsApp for Android 2.19.52 and 2.19.54 - 2.19.103, as well as WhatsApp Business for Android starting in v2.19.22 until v2.19.38.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.9 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://www.facebook.com/security/advisories/cve-2019-3566 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-284 Improper Access Control Reference acceptance level Facebook, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-3566
NVD Published Date:
05/10/2019
NVD Last Modified:
05/15/2019
Source:
MITRE