Authorization Bypass Affecting cordova-ios Open this link in a new tab package, versions >=3.5.0 <4.0.0

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  • published

    21 Jun 2017

  • disclosed

    28 Oct 2014

  • credit


How to fix?

Upgrade cordova-ios to version 4.0.0 or higher.


cordova-ios is an iOS application library that allows for Cordova-based projects to be built for the iOS Platform.

Affected versions of the package are vulnerable to Authorization bypass. Apache Cordova iOS contains 2 methods to bypass the URL access restrictions provided by the whitelist. An attacker can use any of the 2 methods to load malicious resources in an app that uses a whitelist to only load trusted resources.