Cleartext storage of sensitive information in ownCloud Android App



Published: 2020-08-04
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID N/A
CWE-ID CWE-312
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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ownCloud Android App
Mobile applications / Apps for mobile phones

Vendor ownCloud

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Cleartext storage of sensitive information

EUVDB-ID: #VU33682

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-312 - Cleartext Storage of Sensitive Information

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists within the app lock feature such as the pincode/pattern due to creating a backup of the ownCloud Android app via adb provides access to the app preferences file. An authenticated attacker with physical access can change the values, restore the backup to the device and circumvent the lock.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

ownCloud Android App: before 2.15


CPE2.3 External links

http://owncloud.org/security/advisories/bypassing-app-lock-pattern-passcode-fingerprint-lock-android-oc-sa-2020-003/

Q & A

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