Published:2014/08/14  Last Updated:2014/08/26

JVN#27702217
Ameba for Android contains an issue where it fails to verify SSL server certificates

Overview

Ameba for Android contains an issue where it fails to verify SSL server certificates.

Products Affected

  • Ameba for Android 3.0.0 to 4.4.0

Description

Ameba for Android contains an issue where it fails to verify SSL server certificates.

Impact

A man-in-the-middle attack may allow an attacker to eavesdrop on an encrypted communication.

Solution

Update the Software
Update to the latest version according to the information provided by the developer.

References

JPCERT/CC Addendum

Vulnerability Analysis by JPCERT/CC

Analyzed on 2014.08.14 (CVSS Base Metrics)

What is CVSS?

Measures Severity Description
Access Vector(AV) Local (L) Adjacent Network (A) Network (N) A vulnerability exploitable with network access means the vulnerable software is bound to the network stack and the attacker does not require local network access or local access. Such a vulnerability is often termed "remotely exploitable".
Access Complexity(AC) High (H) Medium (M) Low (L) Specialized access conditions exist.
Authentication(Au) Multiple (M) Single (S) None (N) Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.
Confidentiality Impact(C) None (N) Partial (P) Complete (C) There is considerable informational disclosure. Access to some system files is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what is obtained, or the scope of the loss is constrained.
Integrity Impact(I) None (N) Partial (P) Complete (C) 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(A) None (N) Partial (P) Complete (C) There is no impact to the availability of the system.

Base Score:4.0

Credit

Koki Takahashi reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.

Other Information

JPCERT Alert
JPCERT Reports
CERT Advisory
CPNI Advisory
TRnotes
CVE CVE-2014-3902
JVN iPedia JVNDB-2014-000098

Update History

2014/08/26
Fixed information under "Impact"