CVSS 3.1 Score 4.6 of 10 (medium)


Published Dec 27, 2023
Updated: Jan 5, 2024
CWE ID 798


CVE-2023-46918, also known as Phlox vulnerability, affects Simple HTTP Server PLUS version 1.8.1-plus on Android devices. The Android manifest file in this version contains an entry with the android:allowBackup attribute set to true, which can be exploited by an attacker with physical access to the device. The vulnerability has a base severity of MEDIUM and a base score of 4.6 according to NIST's National Vulnerability Database (NVD). It has a high impact on confidentiality and requires no privileges or user interaction for exploitation. The attack vector is physical, and the attack complexity is low. Remediating this vulnerability requires updating the affected product to a secure version or using appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized physical access to the device.

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