CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Jan 3, 2024
Updated: Jan 10, 2024


CVE-2024-21633 is a vulnerability in Apktool, a tool used for reverse engineering Android APK files. This vulnerability affects versions 2.9.1 and earlier. An attacker can manipulate the resource names of the files to place them at a desired location on the system where Apktool is running, if the attacker has write access and knows the user name or current working directory (cwd) is under the user's folder. The issue has been patched in commit d348c43b24a9de350ff6e5bd610545a10c1fc712. This vulnerability poses a potentially high risk to organizations if an attacker gains unauthorized access to sensitive files or compromises the integrity of the system where Apktool is being used.

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