Security Advisories

CVE-2022-28868: Address Bar Spoofing Vulnerability in F-Secure SAFE Browser for Android

Description

Address bar may show next URL for a short period of time, which could potentially lead to address bar spoofing.

STATUS: Fixed

RISK LEVEL: Medium

FIX: A fix has been released in the automatic update channel since 13th, April 2022. No user action is required.

Affected Products

  • F-Secure SAFE Browser for Android Version 18.6 and below

Platforms

  • All supported platforms for the affected products

More Information

An Address bar spoofing vulnerability was discovered in Safe Browser for Android. When user clicks on a specially crafted malicious webpage/URL, user may be tricked for a short period of time (until the page loads) to think content may be coming from a valid domain, while the content comes from the attacker controlled site.  

This issue was reported to F-Secure through the Vulnerability Reward Program. No known exploit or attack has been seen in the wild.

Credits

F-Secure Corporation would like to thank Kirtikumar Anandrao Ramchandani for bringing this issue to our attention.

Date Issued: 2022-04-14