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CVE announcements for Cordova iOS
27 Apr 2016

CVE-2015-5207 - Bypass of Access Restrictions in Apache Cordova iOS

Severity: High

Vendor: The Apache Software Foundation

Versions Affected: cordova-ios 3.9.2 and below

Description: Apache Cordova iOS contains 2 methods to bypass the URL access restrictions provided by the whitelist. An attacker can use any of the 2 methods to load malicious resources in an app that uses a whitelist to only load trusted resources.

Upgrade path: Developers who are concerned about this issue should install version 4.0.0 or higher of the cordova-ios platform.

Credit: This issue was discovered by Muneaki Nishimura (nishimunea) of Recruit Technologies Co.,Ltd.


CVE-2015-5208 - Arbitrary plugin execution issue in Apache Cordova iOS

Severity: High

Vendor: The Apache Software Foundation

Versions Affected: cordova-ios 3.9.2 and below

Description: An arbitrary plugin can be executed when a user clicks on a link.

Upgrade path: Developers who are concerned about this issue should install version 4.0.0 or higher of the cordova-ios platform.

Credit: This issue was discovered by Muneaki Nishimura (nishimunea) of Recruit Technologies Co.,Ltd.

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Plugins Release
20 Apr 2016 - By Steve Gill

The following plugins were updated today: cordova-plugin-battery-status: 1.1.2 cordova-plugin-camera: 2.2.0 cordova-plugin-console: 1.0.3...