CVE-2015-5207 - Bypass of Access Restrictions in Apache Cordova iOS

From: Tony Homer <tony--@apache.org>
To: dev@cordova.apache.org,private@cordova.apache.org,JPCERT/CC <vuls@jpcert.or.jp>,security@apache.org,oss-security@lists.openwall.com,bugtraq@securityfocus.com
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Subject: CVE-2015-5207 - Bypass of Access Restrictions in Apache Cordova iOS
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CVE-2015-5207 - Bypass of Access Restrictions in Apache Cordova iOS

Severity:
High

Vendor:
The Apache Software Foundation

Versions Affected:
cordova-ios 3.9.1 and below

Description:
Apache Cordova iOS contains 2 methods to bypass the URL access
restrictions provided by the whitelist. An attacker can use any of the
2 methods to load malicious resources in an app that uses a whitelist
to only load trusted resources.

Upgrade path:
Developers who are concerned about this issue should install version
4.0.0 or higher of the cordova-ios platform.

Credit:
This issue was discovered by Muneaki Nishimura (nishimunea) of Recruit
Technologies Co.,Ltd.





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