95437 : Samsung Galaxy S3/S4 sCloudBackupProvider.apk SMS Content Injection
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2013-07-16
Time to Vendor Response
7 days

Description

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.

Classification

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

Solution

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.

Products

SAMSUNG
Galaxy S3
IMM76D.I9300UBALF5
Galaxy S4
JDQ39.I9505XXUAMDE
JDQ39.I9500ZCUAMDH

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