Vulnerability Abstract

Title: Vulnerability in Easy Filter for Android
Time: 02 Dec 2011
Author: Daoyuan Wu*, Xiapu Luo* and Rocky K. C. Chang
Department of Computing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
* authors with equal contributions
CVE ID: CVE-2011-4698
Category: To Be Confirmed
Related Vendor: AndroidAppTools

Application Information

Archive Time: December 2, 2011 HKT
Package Name:
Full Name: Easy Filter
Affected Version: 1.1 and 1.2 (the latest version in 02 Dec 2011)
Package Installs: 50,000 - 100,000
Market Link:
Update Log: 1.7, the latest version in Mar 12 2012 HKT, also has this vulnerability!

Vulnerability Details

Status: Breif impact description now releases to public.
Breif Description: Allow a malicious application to access and manipulate the user’s call records, sms and the blacklists set by the user.

Vendor Response

Contact Time: Dec 16, 2011 at 2:44 PM HKT
Confirm Time: No reply, although we have notified them.
Patched Time: Unknown
Patched Status: Unknown

Important Notes

Although we only mention one or several affected version in our report, other versions may also be vulnerable, e.g. lower version, pad version or paid version.

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