Samsung Galaxy S9 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Summary

Samsung Galaxy S9 is prone to a remote code-execution vulnerability.This allows a remote attacker to exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code in the context of the user running the affected application. Failed exploit attempts may result in a denial-of-service condition.

Credit:

The information has been provided by  Georgi Geshev

The original article can be found at: https://www.foxitsoftware.com/support/security-bulletins.php


Details

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Samsung Galaxy S9 prior to January 2019 Security Update (SMR-JAN-2019 – SVE-2018-13467). User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must connect to a wireless network. The specific flaw exists within the captive portal. By manipulating HTML, an attacker can force a page redirection. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process.

 

Vulnerable Systems:

  • Samsung Galaxy S9

CVE Information:

CVE-2019-6741

Disclosure Timeline:
Publish Date:06/03/2019