"Mercari" App for Android fails to restrict custom URL schemes properly


"Mercari" App for Android by Mercari, Inc. provides the function to access a requested URL using Custom URL Scheme. The App does not restrict access to the function properly (CWE-939) which may be exploited to direct the App to access any sites.

Shiga Takuma of BroadBand Security 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 3.3 (Low) [IPA Score]
  • Attack Vector: Local
  • Attack Complexity: Low
  • Privileges Required: None
  • User Interaction: Required
  • Scope: Unchanged
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: Low
  • Availability Impact: None
CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 4.3 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Medium
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: None
Affected Products

Mercari Co., Ltd.
  • Mercari App for Android prior to version 5.78.0


A remote attacker may lead a user to access an arbitrary website via the vulnerable App. As a result, the user may become a victim of a phishing attack.

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Vendor Information

Mercari Co., Ltd.
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. Permissions(CWE-264) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2024-23388

  1. JVN : JVN#70818619
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2024-23388
Revision History

  • [2024/01/24]
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  • [2024/03/04]
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