applican vulnerable to script injection


applican provided by Newphoria Corporation Inc. is a platform to build hybrid applications for both iOS and Android. applican is vulnerable to script injection due to an issue in processing SSID.

Note that this vulnerability is different from JVN#64625488.

Kenta Suefusa and Tomonori Shiomi of Sprout 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: 5.4 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Adjacent Network
  • Access Complexity: Medium
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: Partial

Affected Products

Newphoria Corporation
  • applican for Android versions 1.12.6 and earlier
  • applican for iOS versions 1.12.3 and earlier

Applications built using applican above are affected by this vulnerability.

When an application built using applican processes a specially crafted SSID, an arbitrary script may be executed leading to an arbitrary API being called.

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Vendor Information

Newphoria Corporation
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. Improper Input Validation(CWE-20) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2015-7771

  1. JVN : JVN#71088919
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2015-7771
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