Samsung Mobile Devices O(8.x) Secure Folder App missing authentication

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A vulnerability was found in Samsung Mobile Devices O(8.x) (Smartphone Operating System). It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects some unknown processing of the component Secure Folder App. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a weak authentication vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-306. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

An issue was discovered on Samsung mobile devices with O(8.x) software. Access to Gallery in the Secure Folder can occur without authentication. The Samsung ID is SVE-2018-13057 (December 2018).

The weakness was disclosed 04/08/2020 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at security.samsungmobile.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2018-21041 since 04/07/2020. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

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Class: Weak authentication
CWE: CWE-306
ATT&CK: Unknown

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04/07/2020 CVE assigned
04/08/2020 +1 days Advisory disclosed
04/09/2020 +1 days VulDB entry created
10/07/2020 +181 days VulDB last update

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Vendor: https://www.samsung.com/

Advisory: security.samsungmobile.com
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CVE: CVE-2018-21041 (🔒)
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Created: 04/09/2020 08:52 AM
Updated: 10/07/2020 03:46 PM
Changes: (1) advisory_confirm_url
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