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Improper Input Validation

CVE-2017-18680

Severity High
Score 7.1/10

Summary

An issue was discovered on Samsung mobile devices with L(5.0/5.1) and M(6.0) (tablets) software. The lockscreen interface allows Add User actions, leading to an unintended ability to access user data in external storage. The Samsung ID is SVE-2016-7797 (March 2017).

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • NONE

CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published