GREE for Android vulnerable to directory traversal


GREE for Android contains a directory traversal vulnerability.

GREE for Android contains an issue in handling URL inputs, which may result in a directory traversal vulnerability.

Takeshi Terada 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?)

CVSS V2 Severity:
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

GREE, Inc.
  • GREE versions prior to 1.3.3


If a user of the affected product uses another malicious Android application, information managed by the affected product may be disclosed.

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According to the developer, this vulnerability was addressed in GREE 1.3.3 (released to Google Play on 2011/11/30).
Vendor Information

GREE, Inc.
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. Path Traversal(CWE-22) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2013-0704

  1. JVN : JVN#78601526
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2013-0704
Revision History

  • [2013/02/14]
      Web page was published