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Security Bulletin: IBM Navigator Mobile Android app is vulnerable due to improper access control (CVE-2022-38388)

Security Bulletin


Improper access control in the IBM Navigator Mobile Android app may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable information disclosure via local access (CVE-2022-38388).

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2022-38388
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Navigator Mobile Android app could allow a local user to obtain sensitive information due to improper access control.
CVSS Base score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Navigator Mobile3.4.1.1 -


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The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Sheikh Rishad.

Change History

23 Aug 2022: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
10 October 2022