The Android WebView in Android before 4.4 allows remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy via a crafted attribute containing a \u0000 character, as demonstrated by an onclick="window.open('\u0000javascript: sequence to the Android Browser application 4.2.1 or a third-party web browser.
Published 2014-09-02 10:55:05
Updated 2017-09-08 01:29:07
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2014-6041

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 92.41%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 99 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

Metasploit modules for CVE-2014-6041

  • Android Browser RCE Through Google Play Store XFO
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    auxiliary/admin/android/google_play_store_uxss_xframe_rce
    This module combines two vulnerabilities to achieve remote code execution on affected Android devices. First, the module exploits CVE-2014-6041, a Universal Cross-Site Scripting (UXSS) vulnerability present in versions of Android's open source stock browser (the AOSP
  • Android Open Source Platform (AOSP) Browser UXSS
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    auxiliary/gather/android_stock_browser_uxss
    This module exploits a Universal Cross-Site Scripting (UXSS) vulnerability present in all versions of Android's open source stock browser before 4.4, and Android apps running on < 4.4 that embed the WebView component. If successful, an attacker can leverage this bug

CVSS scores for CVE-2014-6041

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
5.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
8.6
4.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2014-6041

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2014-6041

Products affected by CVE-2014-6041

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