Zero Day Hole found in Samsung FindMyMobile (CVE-2014-8346)

About FindMyMobile

Samsung FindMyMobile is a mobile web-service that provides samsung users different features to locate lost device, lock a device remotely so that no one else can use the device, or to play an alert on a remote device.

 
 

About the vulnerability

Original release date: 10/24/2014
Last revised: 10/24/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

 

Overview

The Remote Controls feature on Samsung mobile devices does not validate the source of lock-code data received over a network, which makes it easier for remote attackers to cause a denial of service (screen locking with an arbitrary code) by triggering unexpected Find My Mobile network traffic.

 

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.8 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

 

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External Source: MISC
External Source: MISC

 

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Credit:  NIST
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