PT-2012-23: SQL Injection in Dr.Web Anti-virus

(PT-2012-23) Positive Technologies Security Advisory
SQL Injection in Dr.Web Anti-virus

Vulnerable software

Dr.Web Anti-virus
Version: 7.00.0 and earlier

Application link:

Severity level

Severity level: Medium
Impact: SQL Injection
Access Vector: Local  

CVSS v2:
Base Score: 6.6
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:C)

CVE: not assign

Software description

Dr.Web Anti-virus is an antivirus software for Android platform.

Vulnerability description

The specialists of the Positive Research center have detected "SQL Injection" vulnerability in Dr.Web Anti-virus application.

The vulnerability was detected in Dr.Web Anti-virus application for Android platrform in com.drweb.activities.antispam.CursorActivity class. An attacker can get the history of calls or SMS messages via third-party applications installed in the system.

How to fix

Update your software up to the latest version

Advisory status

11.07.2012 - Vendor is notified
11.07.2012 - Vendor gets vulnerability details
13.07.2012 - Vendor releases fixed version and details
17.07.2012 - Public disclosure


The vulnerability was discovered by Artem Chaykin, Positive Research Center (Positive Technologies Company)


Reports on the vulnerabilities previously discovered by Positive Research:

About Positive Technologies

Positive Technologies is among the key players in the IT security market in Russia.

The principal activities of the company include the development of integrated tools for information security monitoring (MaxPatrol); providing IT security consulting services and technical support; development of the Securitylab leading Russian information security portal.

Among the clients of Positive Technologies, there are more than 40 state enterprises, more than 50 banks and financial organizations, 20 telecommunication companies, more than 40 plant facilities, as well as IT, service and retail companies from Russia, the CIS countries, the Baltic States, China, Ecuador, Germany, Great Britain, Holland, Iran, Israel, Japan, Mexico, the Republic of South Africa, Thailand, Turkey, and the USA.

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