Improper verification of intent by broadcast receiver in Samsung SmartThings

Published: 2024-04-02
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2024-20852
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Mobile applications / Apps for mobile phones


Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Improper verification of intent by broadcast receiver

EUVDB-ID: #VU87996

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2024-20852

CWE-ID: CWE-925 - Improper Verification of Intent by Broadcast Receiver

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a local application to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to improper verification of intent by broadcast receiver. A local application can gain unauthorized access testing configuration.


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Vulnerable software versions

SmartThings: before

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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