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Improper Authentication

CVE-2021-38688

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

An improper authentication vulnerability has been reported to affect Android App Qfile. If exploited, this vulnerability allows attackers to compromise app and access information We have already fixed this vulnerability in the following versions of Qfile: Qfile 3.0.0.1105 and later

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

CWE-287 - Improper Authentication

Improper (or broken) authentication attacks are widespread, and have accounted for many of the worst data breaches in recent years. Improper authentication attacks are a class of vulnerabilities where an attacker impersonates a legitimate user by exploiting weaknesses in either session management or credential management to gain access to the user’s account. This can result in disclosure of sensitive information, and can lead to system compromise, theft, identity theft, and fraud.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published