One of the activities in the application manifest is configured with launchMode=singleTask, this configuration is insecure because it opens the possibility that the application is vulnerable to Task Hijacking.
- Mislead the user with a malicious application that impersonates the applications functionalities.
- Install malicious application on the application users device.
Configure the launchMode with the singleInstance option.
Unauthorized user with access to the application.
Expected Remediation Time
Default score using CVSS 3.1. It may change depending on the context of the src.
- Attack vector: L
- Attack complexity: H
- Privileges required: N
- User interaction: R
- Scope: U
- Confidentiality: L
- Integrity: L
- Availability: N
- Exploit code madurity: P
- Remediation level: O
- Report confidence: X
- Vector string: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:P/RL:O/RC:X
- Base: 3.6
- Temporal: 3.3
- Base: Low
- Temporal: Low
The application manifest correctly configures launchMode to singleInstance
<manifest ... >
<application android:launchMode="singleInstance" ... >
Non compliant code
The application manifest allows launchMode with the singletask Option
<manifest ... >
<application android:launchMode="singleTask" ... >
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