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Android Open Source Platform (AOSP) Browser UXSS



This module exploits a Universal Cross-Site Scripting (UXSS) vulnerability present in all versions of Android's open source stock browser before 4.4, and Android apps running on < 4.4 that embed the WebView component. If successful, an attacker can leverage this bug to scrape both cookie data and page contents from a vulnerable browser window. If your target URLs use X-Frame-Options, you can enable the "BYPASS_XFO" option, which will cause a popup window to be used. This requires a click from the user and is much less stealthy, but is generally harmless-looking. By supplying a CUSTOM_JS parameter and ensuring CLOSE_POPUP is set to false, this module also allows running arbitrary javascript in the context of the targeted URL. Some sample UXSS scripts are provided in data/exploits/uxss.


  • Rafay Baloch
  • joev <joev@metasploit.com>


Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use auxiliary/gather/android_stock_browser_uxss
msf auxiliary(android_stock_browser_uxss) > show actions
msf auxiliary(android_stock_browser_uxss) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(android_stock_browser_uxss) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(android_stock_browser_uxss) > run 

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