Posts Tagged ‘android’

Telegram Messenger For Android Directory Traversal

There is a directory traversal issue in the Telegram client for Android. The method saveFile in MediaController.java saves a file to external memory based on an optional name that is not filtered. The name is provided by the remote peer when sending a document or music file. Source: Telegram Messenger For Android Directory Traversal


Outlook For Android Directory Traversal

There is a directory traversal issue in attachment downloads in Outlook for Android. There is no path sanitization on the attachment filename in the app. If the email account is a Hotmail account, this will be sanitized by the server, but for other accounts it will not be. This allows a file to be written […]


Android Gmail Attachment Download Directory Traversal

There is a directory traversal issue in attachment downloads in Gmail. For non-gmail accounts, there is no path sanitization on the attachment filename in the email, so when attachments are downloaded, a file with any name and any contents can be written to anywhere on the filesystem that the Gmail app can access. Source: Android […]


Android Private Internet Access Denial Of Service

The Android application provided by Private Internet Access (PIA) VPN service can be crashed by downloading a large file containing a list of current VPN servers. This can be exploited by an MITM attacker via intercepting and replacing this file. While the file is digitally signed, it is not served over SSL and the application […]