95437 : Samsung Galaxy S3/S4 sCloudBackupProvider.apk SMS Content Injection
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Disclosure Date
Time to Vendor Response
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The Samsung Galaxy S3 and S4 contain a flaw in sCloudBackupProvider.apk that is triggered when certain components are execute in an unspecified sequential order, which may allow a remote attacker to inject arbitrary SMS content. This may allow the attacker to send messages to arbitrary numbers.


Location: Local Access Required, Mobile Phone / Hand-held Device
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Workaround
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified
OSVDB: Authentication Required


Currently, there are no known upgrades or patches to correct this vulnerability. It is possible to temporarily mitigate the flaw by implementing the following workaround: Disable the sCloudBackupProvider.apk app.


Galaxy S3
Galaxy S4



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