Grandstream Wave App up to on Android Update 7pk security

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A vulnerability was found in Grandstream Wave App up to on Android (Android App Software). It has been classified as problematic. Affected is an unknown part of the component Update Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a 7pk security vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-254. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

The Grandstream Wave app and earlier for Android does not use HTTPS when retrieving update information, which might allow man-in-the-middle attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted application.

The bug was discovered 03/17/2016. The weakness was released 04/21/2017 as not defined posting (Bugtraq). The advisory is available at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2016-1520 since 01/07/2016. The exploitability is told to be difficult. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1211 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 400 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.







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Class: 7pk security
CWE: CWE-254

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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01/07/2016 🔍
03/17/2016 +70 days 🔍
04/21/2017 +400 days 🔍
04/21/2017 +0 days 🔍
04/22/2017 +1 days 🔍
12/01/2022 +2049 days 🔍


Advisory: 136291
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2016-1520 (🔍)
OSVDB: - CVE-2016-1520 - Grandstream - Wave - Medium

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Created: 04/22/2017 08:45 AM
Updated: 12/01/2022 06:17 PM
Changes: 04/22/2017 08:45 AM (61), 09/19/2020 12:53 PM (2), 12/01/2022 06:17 PM (3)
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