BlackBerry 10 OS Privilege Escalation
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 68963
SynopsisThe BlackBerry 10 device is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.
DescriptionA privilege escalation vulnerability exists in Blackberry 10 devices that could allow a malicious app to take advantage of weak permissions in order to do the following :
- Gain the device password if a remote password reset command is sent through the BlackBerry Protect website.
- Intercept and prevent BlackBerry Protect commands.
SolutionBlackBerry has released an OS update that addresses this issue.