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Insertion of Sensitive Information into Log File

CVE-2021-0991

Severity Low
Score 2.7/10

Summary

In OnMetadataChangedListener of AdvancedBluetoothDetailsHeaderController.java, there is a possible leak of Bluetooth MAC addresses due to log information disclosure. This could lead to local information disclosure with System execution privileges needed. User interaction is not needed for exploitation.Product: AndroidVersions: Android-12Android ID: A-181588752

  • LOW
  • ADJACENT_NETWORK
  • SINGLE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • NONE

CWE-532 - Insertion of Sensitive Information into Log File

It's quite common for applications to save logs. For example, whenever a user requests a resource from a particular website, the web server writes information about the request to a log file. These files are helpful for identifying abnormal system activity, bugs, and evaluating the security controls of the application. Security of log files is critical for the overall security of the application and its confidential resources. An application that lacks appropriate logging levels can expose sensitive user data and system information stored on the log files to malicious users. This info can be exploited to compromise your system.

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  • Published