Kindle App for Android fails to verify SSL server certificates


Kindle App for Android fails to verify SSL server certificates.

Hiroshi Tokumaru of HASH Consulting Corp. 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 4.0 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: High
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: None
Affected Products

Amazon.com, Inc.
  • Kindle App for Android versions prior to 4.5.0


A man-in-the-middle attack may allow an attacker to eavesdrop on an encrypted communication.

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Vendor Information

Amazon.com, Inc.
CWE (What is CWE?)

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

  1. CVE-2014-3908

  1. JVN : JVN#17637243
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2014-3908
Revision History

  • [2014/08/29]
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