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CVE-2020-16873 Detail

Current Description

<p>A spoofing vulnerability manifests in Microsoft Xamarin.Forms due to the default settings on Android WebView version prior to 83.0.4103.106. This vulnerability could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary Javascript code on a target system.</p> <p>For the attack to be successful, the targeted user would need to browse to a malicious website or a website serving the malicious code through Xamarin.Forms.</p> <p>The security update addresses this vulnerability by preventing the malicious Javascript from running in the WebView.</p>


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Hyperlink Resource
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-16873 Patch  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-1188 Insecure Default Initialization of Resource cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-16873
NVD Published Date:
09/11/2020
NVD Last Modified:
12/31/2023
Source:
Microsoft Corporation