Vulnerability CVE-2014-6041


Published: 2014-09-02   Modified: 2017-09-07

Description:
The Android WebView in Android before 4.4 allows remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy via a crafted attribute containing a \u0000 character, as demonstrated by an onclick="window.open('\u0000javascript: sequence to the Android Browser application 4.2.1 or a third-party web browser.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
Android Browser Same Origin Policy Bypass
rafayhackingarti...
03.09.2014

Vendor: Google
Product: Android browser 
Version: 4.2.1;

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5.8/10
4.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
None

 References:
http://www.rafayhackingarticles.net/2014/08/android-browser-same-origin-policy.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/69548
https://android.googlesource.com/platform/external/webkit/+/1368e05e8875f00e8d2529fe6050d08b55ea4d87
https://android.googlesource.com/platform/external/webkit/+/7e4405a7a12750ee27325f065b9825c25b40598c
https://community.rapid7.com/community/metasploit/blog/2014/09/15/major-android-bug-is-a-privacy-disaster-cve-2014-6041
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/95693
https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=8321185
https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=8325807

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