Facebook Pages Manager (Android / Google Play)

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This application is available for Android. This app is designed to manage social page, advertisements, events in one place. The latest build was released on July 6, 2017. Our latest check was performed on Apr 20, 2017

Findings Summary

Our examination revealed total 45 items, where were 16 DAR items and 29 DIT items found. Among DAR items were found 0 worst items, 16 bad items, 0 good items, and 0 best items. Among DIT items were found 0 worst items, 0 bad items, 29 good items, and 0 best items.

Below you find 2 infographics summarizing what we described above. Each image provides information about both DAR and DIT items.

 

 

 

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Everything presented below is related to well-known CWEs, such as Sensitive data leakage [CWE-200], Unsafe sensitive data storage [CWE-312], Unsafe sensitive data transmission [CWE-319]. You can read more about it here.

Now let’s go deeper and examine each data item’s protection level.

 

Application Description

Let’s cite the description of this application below:

Manage your Facebook Page, right from your phone. With the Pages Manager app you can stay informed and respond to customers immediately.
Mobile posting: post updates and manage your Page without using a computer.
Messages: read and reply to messages that your customers send to your Page.
Push notifications: get alerts about important activity, and see all of your Page notifications in one place.
Insights: track promotions, stats and activity on your Page so you can build your business.
Anyone who manages a Facebook Page can download and use this app for free.

 

Protection levels.

Locally stored data (Data-at-Rest, DAR).

Locally stored data groups include Device Information, Application Information, Account Information, Blog Information, Log Information.
The average DAR value is 3.50 points (7.00 points of system protection and 0.00 points of own protection). It equals to a typical value (3.5 points, where’s 7 points of system protection and 0 points of own protection).

Items with average value 3.50 points (7 points of system protection, 0 points of own protection) means data protection levels have following definitions. Frankly talking, extra data found that shouldn’t be accessed where system protection level means – root/jailbreak is required but not possible without wiping device data, and own protection level means – stored as is.

– Environment (‘Device Information’ Group) – Different info about the environment of the device including apps lists, device info, OS name and versions, updates, a list of users, network details, etc. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be details about your device,

– Application Configs (‘Application Information’ Group) – Different configuration files created by your app, perhaps app permissions. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to the app, app settings, including installed apps or installers,

– Contact Short Profile (‘Account Information’ Group) – Name, Email ID, Phone number of contacts. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to profiles, basic credential IDs like email or username or phone number plus some more info depends on applications,

– Credentials (IDs) (‘Account Information’ Group) – Only account IDs like app or 3rd party user IDs including emails, phone number, usernames, etc. (depends on apps). This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to profiles, basic credential IDs like email or username or phone number plus some more info depends on applications,

– Blog Data (‘Blog Information’ Group) – Some info about a blog like a name, found a date and description. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to the blog,

– Contact Media (‘Application Information’ Group) – Full or reduced image of contact. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to the app, app settings, including installed apps or installers,

– Log Data (‘Application Information’ Group) – Logged any data as a solid file or multipart files. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to the app, app settings, including installed apps or installers,

– Media Stream (‘Log Information’ Group) – Any info like images, audios, videos, media notes, etc. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any information stored in local or network logs,

– Stream Preview (‘Log Information’ Group) – Any social or another stream preview including part of the post, image and publisher’s info. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any information stored in local or network logs,

– Media URLs (‘Blog Information’ Group) – URLs related to media info such as stream media or profile’s media, etc. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to the blog,

– URLs (‘Blog Information’ Group) – Different types of URLs referred to your files stored in clouds, profiles, social accounts, media files available online, etc. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to the blog,

– Account Settings ‘n’ Configs (‘Blog Information’ Group) – Information about your account settings and configurations. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to the blog,

– Stream (‘Blog Information’ Group) – Any social or another stream activity including posts, walls, etc. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to the blog,

– Media Stream (‘Blog Information’ Group) – Any info like images, audios, videos, media notes, etc. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to the blog,

– Stream Settings (‘Blog Information’ Group) – Any settings related to stream data, such as a visibility of posts (content). This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to the blog,

– Statistics (‘Blog Information’ Group) – Some data referred to your activity expressed as statistics (charts, pies, graphs, etc.). This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to the blog

Keep in mind if you’re using some Android devices such Samsung, LG or another device with an unlocked or non-locked loader that allow rooting your device without user action, the system level equals 6 points instead of 7. It means your data can be stolen without involving your actions.

Transferred data (Data-in-Transit, DIT).

Transferred data groups include Application Information, Log Information, Blog Information, Message Information, Events Information, Credentials Information, Device Information, Account Information.
The average DIT value is 5.00 points (6.00 points of system protection and 4.00 points of own protection). It is higher than a typical value (4 points, where’s 4 points of system protection and 4 points of own protection).

Items with average value 5.00 points (6 points of system protection, 4 points of own protection) means data protection levels have following definitions. Frankly talking, data is not available all the time or partially accessed where system protection level means – MITM prevented or fake certificate importing prevented, but plaintext non-protected traffic is intercepted, and own protection level means – bypassed by fake/stolen root certificates.

– Device Data (‘Application Information’ Group) – Device ID, Device Name, Device OS Name and Version, and jailbroken/root status. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to the app, app settings, including installed apps or installers,

– Account Settings ‘n’ Configs (‘Application Information’ Group) – Information about your account settings and configurations. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to the app, app settings, including installed apps or installers,

– Contact Media (‘Application Information’ Group) – Full or reduced image of contact. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to the app, app settings, including installed apps or installers,

– Contact Short Profile (‘Application Information’ Group) – Name, Email ID, Phone number of contacts. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to the app, app settings, including installed apps or installers,

– Log Data (‘Application Information’ Group) – Logged any data as a solid file or multipart files. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to the app, app settings, including installed apps or installers,

– Media Stream (‘Log Information’ Group) – Any info like images, audios, videos, media notes, etc. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any information stored in local or network logs,

– Stream Preview (‘Log Information’ Group) – Any social or another stream preview including part of the post, image and publisher’s info. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any information stored in local or network logs,

– Credentials (Passwords) (‘Application Information’ Group) – Well-known passwords or PINs you’re using to get access to your account (usually it is worse than tokens because it gives full access to your account). This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to the app, app settings, including installed apps or installers,

– Stream Preview (‘Blog Information’ Group) – Any social or another stream preview including part of the post, image and publisher’s info. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to the blog,

– Messages (‘Message Information’ Group) – Different types of messages, conversations, except for SMS, MMS but including recipient and sender IDs and attachments. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be all message, including SMS, MMS, social and IM messages with or without attachments,

– URL Preview (‘Message Information’ Group) – A preview of URL (usually not related to the Stream but typically related to the messages. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be all message, including SMS, MMS, social and IM messages with or without attachments,

– Calendar Events (‘Events Information’ Group) – Some info about calendar events like date and time and calendar body. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any events with details about event,

– Address Data (‘Events Information’ Group) – Home, work or another type of owner address stored by apps. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any events with details about event,

– Credentials (IDs) (‘Credentials Information’ Group) – Only account IDs like app or 3rd party user IDs including emails, phone number, usernames, etc. (depends on apps). This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any types of credentials including basic (IDs only), passwords, tokens, etc.,

– Credentials (Passwords) (‘Credentials Information’ Group) – Well-known passwords or PINs you’re using to get access to your account (usually it is worse than tokens because it gives full access to your account). This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any types of credentials including basic (IDs only), passwords, tokens, etc.,

– Credentials (Tokens) (‘Credentials Information’ Group) – Different tokens used to get access to your account, except for passwords but including app or 3rd party tokens, secret keys, etc. (usually give full access to your account). This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any types of credentials including basic (IDs only), passwords, tokens, etc.,

– Device Data (‘Device Information’ Group) – Device ID, Device Name, Device OS Name and Version, and jailbroken/root status. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be details about your device,

– Application Configs (‘Application Information’ Group) – Different configuration files created by your app, perhaps app permissions. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to the app, app settings, including installed apps or installers,

– Blog Data (‘Blog Information’ Group) – Some info about a blog like a name, found a date and description. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to the blog,

– Blog Details (‘Blog Information’ Group) – Extended info about blog like settings, blog type (category) and etc. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to the blog,

– Media URLs (‘Blog Information’ Group) – URLs related to media info such as stream media or profile’s media, etc. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to the blog,

– URLs (‘Blog Information’ Group) – Different types of URLs referred to your files stored in clouds, profiles, social accounts, media files available online, etc. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to the blog,

– Account Settings ‘n’ Configs (‘Blog Information’ Group) – Information about your account settings and configurations. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to the blog,

– Stream (‘Blog Information’ Group) – Any social or another stream activity including posts, walls, etc. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to the blog,

– Media Stream (‘Blog Information’ Group) – Any info like images, audios, videos, media notes, etc. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to the blog,

– Stream Settings (‘Blog Information’ Group) – Any settings related to stream data, such as a visibility of posts (content). This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to the blog,

– Statistics (‘Blog Information’ Group) – Some data referred to your activity expressed as statistics (charts, pies, graphs, etc.). This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to the blog,

– Access Permissions (‘Blog Information’ Group) – The list of permissions linked to access token used to get access to some features of service. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to the blog,

– Environment (‘Account Information’ Group) – Different info about the environment of the device including apps lists, device info, OS name and versions, updates, a list of users, network details, etc. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to profiles, basic credential IDs like email or username or phone number plus some more info depends on applications

Keep in mind if you’re using out-of-date Android < 7.0, the system level equals 4 points instead of 6. It means your data can be stolen with a crafted preinstalled certificate on the device or if someone makes you install a certificate. Also, if you’re using out-of-date Android < 5.0, the system level equals 2 points instead of 4. It means your data can be stolen without involving your actions.

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