Vulnerability CVE-2017-15997


Published: 2017-10-29

Description:
In the "NQ Contacts Backup & Restore" application 1.1 for Android, RC4 encryption is used to secure the user password locally stored in shared preferences. Because there is a static RC4 key, an attacker can gain access to user credentials more easily by leveraging access to the preferences XML file.

Type:

CWE-327

(Use of a Broken or Risky Cryptographic Algorithm)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
2.1/10
2.9/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
None
Affected software
NQ -> Contacts backup & restore 

 References:
https://1337sec.blogspot.de/2017/10/auditing-nq-contacts-backup-restore-11.html

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