Published:2012/11/16  Last Updated:2012/11/16

Monaca Debugger for Android information management vulnerability


Monaca Debugger for Android contains an information management vulnerability.

Products Affected

  • Monaca Debugger ver1.4.1 and earlier


Monaca Debugger provided by Asial Corporation contains an issue where account information of the product or other information such as session IDs are saved in a log file.


Android applications with permissions to read system log files may obtain users credentials of Monaca or other information such as session IDs.


Update the Software
Apply the latest update according to the information provided by the developer.

Vendor Status

Vendor Status Last Update Vendor Notes
Asial Corporation Vulnerable 2012/11/16 Asial Corporation website


JPCERT/CC Addendum

Vulnerability Analysis by JPCERT/CC

Analyzed on 2012.11.16

Measures Conditions Severity
Access Required can be attacked over the Internet using packets
  • High
Authentication anonymous or no authentication (IP addresses do not count)
  • High
User Interaction Required the user must be convinced to take a difficult or suspicious action. If the honest user must have elevated privileges, they are likely to be more suspicious
  • Low
Exploit Complexity some expertise and/or luck required (most buffer overflows, guessing correctly in small space, expertise in Windows function calls)
  • Mid-High

Description of each analysis measures


This analysis assumes that the user is tricked into installing a malicious application.


KuMaGa ShiRoIHi 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-2012-5172
JVN iPedia JVNDB-2012-000103