Authorization Bypass

Affecting cordova-ios package, versions >=3.5.0 <4.0.0

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Overview

cordova-ios is an iOS application library that allows for Cordova-based projects to be built for the iOS Platform.

Affected versions of the package are vulnerable to Authorization bypass. Apache Cordova iOS contains 2 methods to bypass the URL access restrictions provided by the whitelist. An attacker can use any of the 2 methods to load malicious resources in an app that uses a whitelist to only load trusted resources.

Remediation

Upgrade cordova-ios to version 4.0.0 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

4.3
medium severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    Required
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    Low
  • Availability
    None
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N
Credit
agrieve
CVE
CVE-2015-5207
CWE
CWE-284
Snyk ID
npm:cordova-ios:20141029
Disclosed
28 Oct, 2014
Published
21 Jun, 2017