Vulnerability Abstract

Title: Vulnerability in Blacklist for Android
Time: 06 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-2011-4705
Category: Newly Released
Related Vendor: Ming Software

Application Information

Archive Time: December 6, 2011 HKT
Package Name:
Full Name: Blacklist Free
Affected Version: 1.8.1 and (the latest version in 06 Dec 2011)
Package Installs: 100,000 - 500,000
Market Link:

Vulnerability Details

Status: Breif impact description now releases to public.
Breif Description: Allow a malicious application to execute a data-flow attack and access user’s blacklists and contacts.

Vendor Response

Contact Time: Dec 16, 2011 at 3:19 PM HKT
Confirm Time: Dec 16, 2011 at 5:52 PM HKT
Patched Time: They didn't notied us about detailed patch time and version.
Patched Status: We've checked version, uploaded in Jan 3 2012, which has patched the vulnerability.

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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