CVSS 3.1 Score 5.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Sep 13, 2023
Updated: Sep 18, 2023


CVE-2023-42468 is a cyber vulnerability affecting the com.cutestudio.colordialer application version 2.1.8-2 for Android. It allows a remote attacker to initiate phone calls without user consent by exploiting the improper export of the com.cutestudio.dialer.activities.DialerActivity component. This can be achieved by a third-party application crafting an intent targeting the DialerActivity through the android.intent.action.CALL action with a tel: URI, resulting in unauthorized phone calls. The vulnerability has a medium severity rating with a base score of 5.3 and an impact score of 1.4. It requires no privileges or user interaction and can be exploited over a network. The potential danger it poses to organizations is low integrity impact and no confidentiality impact, but it allows unauthorized phone call initiation, which could lead to privacy breaches or financial losses if exploited maliciously.

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