Cleartext transmission of sensitive information in Agora Video SDK



Published: 2021-02-18
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2020-25605
CWE ID CWE-319
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Agora SDK
Server applications / Conferencing, Collaboration and VoIP solutions

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Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Cleartext transmission of sensitive information

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3: 6.5 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-25605

CWE-ID: CWE-319 - Cleartext Transmission of Sensitive Information

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to software uses insecure communication channel to transmit sensitive information. A remote attacker with ability to intercept network traffic can obtain access to audio and video of any ongoing Agora video call.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Agora SDK: before 3.1

CPE External links

https://docs.agora.io/en/Agora%20Platform/downloads
https://www.mcafee.com/blogs/other-blogs/mcafee-labs/dont-call-us-well-call-you-mcafee-atr-finds-vulnerability-in-agora-video-sdk/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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