Vulnerability Abstract

Title: Vulnerability in QQPimSecure (QQ手机管家) for Android
Time: 29 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-2011-4863
Category: Newly Released
Related Vendor: Tencent, Inc.

Application Information

Archive Time: December 29, 2011 at 2:51 PM HKT
Package Name: com.tencent.qqpimsecure
Full Name: QQPimSecure (“QQ手机管家” in Chinese name)
Affected Version: 2.3.0, 2.5.1 and 3.1.1 (the latest version in 29 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 access and manipulate user’s sensitive information (e.g., contact list, sms, call log, mms) protected by QQPimSecure.

Vendor Response

Contact Time: Dec 31, 2011 at 2:31 PM HKT
Confirm Time: Dec 31, 2011 at 6:08 PM HKT
Patched Time: Feb 6, 2012 HKT
Patched Status: Have patched this vulnerability in 3.1.2!

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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