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Apache Cordova 3.7.2 Whitelist Failure

Apache Cordova 3.7.2 Whitelist Failure
Posted Nov 21, 2015
Authored by Muneaki Nishimura

Android applications created using Apache Cordova that use a remote server contain a vulnerability where whitelist restrictions are not properly applied. Improperly crafted URIs could be used to circumvent the whitelist, allowing for the execution of non-whitelisted Javascript. Versions 3.7.2 and below are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, javascript
advisories | CVE-2015-5256
MD5 | aad647f1d58fa5931abe9a90902a248c

Apache Cordova 3.7.2 Whitelist Failure

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CVE-2015-5256: Apache Cordova vulnerable to improper application of
whitelist restrictions

Severity: Medium

Vendor:
The Apache Software Foundation

Versions Affected:
Cordova Android 3.7.2 and earlier

Description:
Android applications created using Apache Cordova that use a remote server
contain a vulnerability where whitelist restrictions are not properly
applied.
Improperly crafted URIs could be used to circumvent the whitelist, allowing
for the execution of non-whitelisted Javascript.

Upgrade path:
Developers who are concerned about this should rebuild their applications
with Cordova Android 4.1.1 or later and use the new whitelist. Developers
using remote content roots should also use SSL, as well as Content Security
Policy to further mitigate this issue.

Credit: Muneaki Nishimura of Sony Digital Network Applications, Inc
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