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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-2357

Cross-application scripting vulnerability in the Browser URL loading functionality in Android 2.3.4 and 3.1 allows local applications to bypass the sandbox and execute arbitrary Javascript in arbitrary domains by (1) causing the MAX_TAB number of tabs to be opened, then loading a URI to the targeted domain into the current tab, or (2) making two startActivity function calls beginning with the targeted domain's URI followed by the malicious Javascript while the UI focus is still associated with the targeted domain.
Publish Date : 2011-08-12 Last Update Date : 2011-09-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 20

- Products Affected By CVE-2011-2357

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Google Android 2.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Google Android 3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Google Android 2

- References For CVE-2011-2357

http://blog.watchfire.com/wfblog/2011/08/android-browser-cross-application-scripting-cve-2011-2357.html
http://blog.watchfire.com/files/advisory-android-browser.pdf
http://securitytracker.com/id?1025881
SECTRACK 1025881
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8335
SREASON 8335
http://osvdb.org/74260
OSVDB 74260 Android Browser URL Loading Sandbox Bypass Arbitrary JavaScript Code Execution Android Browser URL Loading Sandbox Bypass Arbitrary JavaScript Code Execution
http://secunia.com/advisories/45457
SECUNIA 45457
http://www.infsec.cs.uni-saarland.de/projects/android-vuln/
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/519146/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20110802 Android Browser Cross-Application Scripting (CVE-2011-2357)
http://www.infsec.cs.uni-saarland.de/projects/android-vuln/android_xss.pdf
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/68937
XF android-sandbox-cas(68937)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/48954
BID 48954 Open Handset Alliance Android Browser Sandbox Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2011-09-20
http://android.git.kernel.org/?p=platform/cts.git;a=commit;h=7e48fb87d48d27e65942b53b7918288c8d740e17 CONFIRM
http://android.git.kernel.org/?p=platform/packages/apps/Browser.git;%20a=commit;h=096bae248453abe83cbb2e5a2c744bd62cdb620b CONFIRM
http://android.git.kernel.org/?p=platform/packages/apps/Browser.git;%20a=commit;h=afa4ab1e4c1d645e34bd408ce04cadfd2e5dae1e CONFIRM
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2011/Aug/9
FULLDISC 20110802 Android Browser Cross-Application Scripting (CVE-2011-2357)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-2357

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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