NoMachine App for Android vulnerable to environment variables alteration


NoMachine App for Android contains an information alteration vulnerability.

Satoru Nagaoka of Cyber Defense Institute, Inc. 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 5.3 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Attack Vector: Local
  • Attack Complexity: Low
  • Privileges Required: None
  • User Interaction: Required
  • Scope: Unchanged
  • Confidentiality Impact: Low
  • Integrity Impact: Low
  • Availability Impact: Low
CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 5.1 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: High
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: Partial
Affected Products

  • NoMachine App for Android 5.0.63 and earlier

According to the developer, the software is affected by this vulnerability only when it is operated under Android 6.0.1 and earlier versions.

A remote attacker may alter environemt variables of the NoMachine App. As a result, arbitrary code may be executed.

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Vendor Information

CWE (What is CWE?)

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

  1. CVE-2018-0664

  1. JVN : JVN#14451678
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2018-0664
Revision History

  • [2018/08/17]
      Web page was published
  • [2019/07/25]
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