BlackBerry 10.x < 10.2.1.1925 File Sharing over Wi-Fi Authentication Bypass
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 77247
SynopsisThe version of BlackBerry 10 OS is affected by an authentication bypass vulnerability.
DescriptionAccording to its version number, the BlackBerry 10 OS installed on the mobile device is prior to 10.2.1.1925. It is, therefore, affected by an authentication bypass vulnerability related to file sharing over Wi-Fi. An attacker on an adjacent network could exploit this to read or modify data on the device.
Note that file sharing over Wi-Fi is not enabled by default and must be enabled for the device to be affected.
SolutionUpgrade to BlackBerry 10.2.1.1925 or later. Otherwise, refer to the vendor's advisory for mitigation steps involving disabling or restricting file sharing.