Samsung Galaxy S21 loadUrl Open Redirect Privilege Escalation Vulnerability [CVE-2022-1230]

CVE number – CVE-2022-1230

AFFECTED PRODUCTS = Samsung Galaxy S21

This vulnerability allows local attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Samsung Galaxy S21 phones.

An attacker must first obtain the ability to execute low-privileged code on the target system in order to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the handling of redirections. An attacker can force a redirection to a site that serves malicious content.

An attacker can leverage this in conjunction with other vulnerabilities to escalate privileges and execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user.

Samsung has issued an update to correct this vulnerability.

More details can be found at:
https://security.samsungmobile.com/serviceWeb.smsb

Jason Davies

UK based technology professional, with an interest in computer security and telecoms.

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