Vulnerability Abstract

Title: Vulnerability in 360 KouXin (360口信) for Android
Time: 14 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-2011-4772
Category: Newly Confirmed
Related Vendor: Qihoo 360 Technology Co.,Ltd

Application Information

Archive Time: December 14, 2011 PM06:23:19 HKT
Package Name: com.qihoo360.kouxin
Full Name: 360 KouXin (“360口信” in Chinese name)
Affected Version: 1.5.3 (the latest version in 14 Dec 2011)
Package Installs: 500 - 1,000
Market Link:
Update Log: 2.0.0, the latest version in Mar 15 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 user’s sensitive contacts, sms messages and etc.

Vendor Response

Contact Time: Dec 16, 2011 at 4:10 PM HKT
Confirm Time: Dec 16, 2011 at 9:36 PM HKT
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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