Published:2015/10/16  Last Updated:2015/10/16

AirDroid for Android vulnerable in handling of implicit intents


AirDroid for Android contains a vulnerability in the handling of implicit intents.

Products Affected

  • AirDroid for Android 1.1.0 and earlier


AirDroid for Android provided by SAND STUDIO contains a vulnerability in the handling of implicit intents.


Information in AirDroid may be leaked to a third party through a malicious Android application.


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

Vendor Status

Vendor Link
SAND STUDIO AirDroid - Android Apps on Google Play


JPCERT/CC Addendum

This JVN publication was delayed to 2015/10/16 after the developer fix was developed. From the fiscal year 2011, JPCERT/CC is using a new vendor coordination procedure. This new procedure came from the recommendation of the fiscal year 2010 "Study Group on Information System Vulnerability Handling" aimed at more timely JVN publications.

Vulnerability Analysis by JPCERT/CC

Analyzed on 2015.10.16 (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) There is no impact to the integrity of the system.
Availability Impact(A) None (N) Partial (P) Complete (C) There is no impact to the availability of the system.

Base Score:2.6


This analysis assumes that the user is tricked into installing a malicious application to obtain data that the product outputs.


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

Other Information

JPCERT Reports
CERT Advisory
CPNI Advisory
CVE CVE-2015-5661
JVN iPedia JVNDB-2015-000162

Update History

Information under the section "Credit" was updated.