IBM Worklight/Mobile Foundation on Android Random Number Generator cryptographic issues

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A vulnerability has been found in IBM Worklight and Mobile Foundation on Android (Android App Software) (version unknown) and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown function of the component Random Number Generator. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cryptographic issues vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-310. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

IBM Worklight Consumer and Enterprise Editions 5.0.x before 5.0.6 Fix Pack 2 and 6.0.x before 6.0.0 Fix Pack 2, and Mobile Foundation Consumer and Enterprise Editions 5.0.x before 5.0.6 Fix Pack 2 and 6.0.0 Fix Pack 2 make it easier for attackers to defeat cryptographic protection mechanisms by leveraging improper initialization of the pseudo random number generator (PRNG) in Android and use the Java Cryptography Architecture (JCA) by a Worklight program. IBM X-Force ID: 87128.

The bug was discovered 02/26/2014. The weakness was released 04/27/2018 (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability was named CVE-2013-5391 since 08/22/2013. The attack can be initiated remotely. The successful exploitation requires a single authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1600 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1521 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

Entry connected to this vulnerability is available at 9923.






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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.1
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.0

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Class: Cryptographic issues
CWE: CWE-310
ATT&CK: T1600

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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08/22/2013 🔍
02/26/2014 +188 days 🔍
04/27/2018 +1520 days 🔍
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04/28/2018 +1 days 🔍
03/07/2023 +1774 days 🔍



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CVE: CVE-2013-5391 (🔍)
X-Force: 87128
OSVDB: 96174 - CVE-2013-5391 - Ibm - Mobile Foundation - Low

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Created: 04/28/2018 10:56 AM
Updated: 03/07/2023 10:51 PM
Changes: 04/28/2018 10:56 AM (62), 05/22/2020 04:40 PM (3), 03/07/2023 10:37 PM (4), 03/07/2023 10:51 PM (1)
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