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JVNDB-2013-000005

Weathernews Touch for Android stores location information in the system log file

Overview

Weathernews Touch for Android contains a vulnerability that stores location information in the system log file.

Weathernews Touch provided by Weathernews Inc. is a weather forecast application. Weathernews Touch for Android contains a vulnerability that stores location information in the system log file.

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


Weathernews Inc.
  • Weathernews Touch for Android ver2.3.2 and earlier

Impact

Android applications with permissions to read system log files may obtain location information stored by the product.
Solution

[Update the software]
Update to the latest version according to the information provided by the developer.
Vendor Information

Weathernews Inc.
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. Information Exposure(CWE-200) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2012-5187
References

  1. JVN : JVN#86040029
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2012-5187
Revision History

[2013/01/31]
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