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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor

CVE-2017-18687

Severity Medium
Score 5.3/10

Summary

An issue was discovered on Samsung mobile devices with KK(4.4), L(5.0/5.1), M(6.0), and N(7.0) software. An attacker can obtain the full pathnames of sdcard files by reading the system protected log upon reception of a certain intent. The Samsung ID is SVE-2016-7183 (January 2017).

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • NONE

CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published