[Japanese]

JVNDB-2012-000074

LINE for Android vulnerable in handling of implicit intents

Overview

LINE for Android contains a vulnerability in the handling of implicit intents.

LINE for Android provided by NHN Japan, is an application for communication with others. LINE for Android contains a vulnerability in the handling of implicit intents.

Gaku Mochizuki of Mitsui Bussan Secure Directions, Inc. reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

Base Metrics: 2.6 (Low) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: High
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  • Integrity Impact: None
  • Availability Impact: None

Affected Products


NHN Japan
  • LINE for Android version 2.5.4 and earlier

Impact

Information such as messages sent by LINE may be leaked to a third party through a malicious application.
Solution

[Update the software]
According to the developer, the product is automatically updated when the application is used without user interaction.

For more information, refer to the information provided by the developer.
Vendor Information

NHN Japan
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. No Mapping(CWE-DesignError) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2012-4005
References

  1. JVN : JVN#67435981
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2012-4005
Revision History

[2012/08/07]
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