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Category:   Device (VoIP/Phone/FAX)  >   Google Android Vendors:   Google
Google Android Lets Remote Users Obtain SD Card Contents
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024783
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-4804   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 14 2011
Original Entry Date:  Nov 24 2010
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 2.3.4
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Google Android. A remote user can obtain the contents of the SD card.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will download a file to the target user's device and automatically execute the file in the local context to gain read access to files on the SD card.

The original advisory is available at:

Thomas Cannon reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can access files on the target user's SD card.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (2.3.4).

A fix for open source Android is available at:;a=commit;h=604a598e1e01bda781600a45e0a971898a582666;a=commit;h=f440831d76817e837164ca18c7705e81d2391f87

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.

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