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JVNDB-2014-000007

Information disclosure vulnerability in Sleipnir Mobile for Android

Overview

Sleipnir Mobile for Android contains an issue in handling Geolocation API, which may result in the disclosure of a user's location.

Sleipnir Mobile for Android is a web browser for Android devices. Sleipnir Mobile for Android contains an issue in handling Geolocation API, which may result in the disclosure of a user's location.

Ryoji Tamura reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

Base Metrics: 4.3 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Medium
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  • Integrity Impact: None
  • Availability Impact: None

Affected Products


Fenrir Inc.
  • Sleipnir Mobile for Android 2.12.1 and earlier
  • Sleipnir Mobile for Android Black Edition 2.12.1 and earlier

Impact

When a website that a user is viewing requests the user's location information, Sleipnir Mobile for Android sends a user's location to the website without obtaining the user's consent.
Solution

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

Fenrir Inc.
CWE (What is CWE?)

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

  1. CVE-2014-0806
References

  1. JVN : JVN#81637882
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2014-0806
  3. Related Information : W3C - Geolocation API Specification 4.1 Privacy considerations for implementers of the Geolocation API
Revision History

[2014/01/22]
  Web page was published
[2014/01/27]
  References : Content was added