CVE-2020-15509 Detail

Current Description

Nordic Semiconductor Android BLE Library through 2.2.1 and DFU Library through 1.10.4 for Android (as used by nRF Connect and other applications) can engage in unencrypted communication while showing the user that the communication is purportedly encrypted. The problem is in bond creation (e.g., internalCreateBond in BleManagerHandler).


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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:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/NordicSemiconductor/Android-BLE-Library/commits/master Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/NordicSemiconductor/Android-DFU-Library/commits/release Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://secretdiary.ninja/index.php/2020/07/03/norec-attack-stripping-ble-encryption-from-nordicsemis-android-library-cve-2020-15509/ Patch  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-311 Missing Encryption of Sensitive Data cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-15509
NVD Published Date:
07/07/2020
NVD Last Modified:
07/15/2020
Source:
MITRE