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Missing Authorization


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


Improper authorization in handler for custom URL scheme vulnerability in Android App 'Mercari (Merpay) - Marketplace and Mobile Payments App' (Japan version) versions prior to 4.49.1 allows a remote attacker to lead a user to access an arbitrary website and the website launches an arbitrary Activity of the app via the vulnerable App, which may result in Mercari account's access token being obtained.

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CWE-862 - Missing Authorization

The missing authorization vulnerability occurs when a software program allows users to access privileged parts of the program without verifying the user credentials. Impact of such a vulnerability depends on the resources employed by the software, ranging from account takeover to sensitive information exposure, denial of service, and complete system takeover.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published