Samsung Galaxy Store Vulnerabilities May Cause Unwanted Application Installations and Code Execution

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Samsung Galaxy Store Vulnerabilities May Cause Unwanted Application Installations and Code Execution

Cybersecurity firm NCC Group disclosed two vulnerabilities in Samsung’s Galaxy Store that could be exploited by launching a web page to install applications or execute JavaScript code.

The Galaxy Store, an alternative app store, is pre-installed on Samsung’s Android devices and works in conjunction with Google Play to download and install apps. The first vulnerabilities identified by NCC Group and tracked as CVE-2023-21433 could enable malicious applications to download and install additional software from the Galaxy Store on a device without the user’s knowledge.

According to the problem’s description, the app store contained an exported activity that was unable to handle incoming intents safely.

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