Photopt App fails to verify SSL server certificates


Photopt App provided by NTT Communications Corporation fails to verify SSL server certificates.

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

CVSS V3 Severity:
Base Metrics 4.8 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Attack Vector: Network
  • Attack Complexity: High
  • Privileges Required: None
  • User Interaction: None
  • Scope: Unchanged
  • Confidentiality Impact: Low
  • Integrity Impact: Low
  • Availability Impact: None
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

NTT Communications Corporation
  • Photopt for Android 1.0.0, 1.1.0


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

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Vendor Information

NTT Communications Corporation
CWE (What is CWE?)

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

  1. CVE-2016-1198

  1. JVN : JVN#11815655
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2016-1198
Revision History

  • [2016/04/19]
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