Vulnerability Abstract

Title: Vulnerability in UberSocial 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-2011-4700
Category: Newly Released
Related Vendor: UberMedia Inc.

Application Information

Archive Time: December 2, 2011 HKT
Package Name: com.twidroid
Full Name: UberSocial for Android
Affected Version: 7.1.5 and 7.2.2 (the latest version in 02 Dec 2011)
Package Installs: 1,000,000 - 5,000,000
Market Link:

Vulnerability Details

Status: Breif impact description now releases to public.
Breif Description: Allow a malicious application to access and manipulate user’s private twitter information.

Vendor Response

Contact Time: Dec 16, 2011 at 2:52 PM HKT
Confirm Time: Jan 27, 2012 at 1:41 AM HKT
Patched Time: January 28, 2012 HKT
Patched Status: Has patched the vulnerability in version 7.2.4.

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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