[MajorSecurity-SA-2013-014]Sony Playstation Vita Browser - firmware 2.05 - Adressbar spoofing
Product: Sony Playstation Vita Browser - firmware 2.05
Discovered by: David Vieira-Kurz of MajorSecurity
original advisory: http://majorsecurity.com/psvita/sa-2013-014-en.php
Sony Playstation Vita Browser ( Firmware: 2.05 )
Prior versions may also be affected
"Playstation Vita is the new handheld of Sony."
David Vieira-Kurz has discovered some vulnerabilities in Sony PS Vita based on firmware 2.05 .
This can be exploited to potentially trick users into supplying sensitive information to a malicious web site,
because information displayed in the address bar can be constructed in a certain way,
which may lead users to believe that they're visiting another web site than the displayed web site.
Steps to reproduce
1) Visit http://majorsecurity.com/psvita/psvita-demo.html with a PS Vita with firmware 2.05 installed
2) click the "demo" button
3) The web browser will open a new window with "http://de.playstation.com/psvita/" in the adress bar,
but in fact "http://de.playstation.com/psvita/" is being displayed inside an iframe within
the host http://www.majorsecurity.com
Proof of Concept
A proof-of-concept code is available here:
Users should upgrade to a newer version as far as the vendor has supplied a patch.
2013-01-20, vulnerability identified
2013-01-20, vulnerability reproduced with firmware 2.05
2013-01-20, vendor has been informed
2013-01-27, vendor has been informed once again
2013-01-29, advisory published with partially details
2013-02-05, advisory published with full details and poc
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