Aeroexpress 3.1.0 (iOS / App Store)

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This application is available for iOS. This app is designed for instant purchase of Aeroexpress tickets, provides live information on flight arrivals and departures in Moscow airports, and contains train timetable and layout of Aeroexpress terminals. The latest build was released on Apr 14, 2017. Our latest check was performed on May 17th, 2017.

Findings Summary

Our examination revealed total 20 items, where were 8 DAR items and 12 DIT items found. Among DAR items were found 0 worst items, 7 bad items, 1 good item, and 0 best items. Among DIT items were found 0 worst items, 12 bad items, 0 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:

Seven reasons to download the Aeroexpress app
1.
Tickets are RUB 80 cheaper.
2.
Bonus points from the Aeroexpress Bonus programme.
3.
Up-to-date train timetable and flight status information.
4.
Purchases in a couple of clicks and via bank card payments.
5.
No need to print out tickets. It is enough to put your device on a reader with the QR-code face down.
6.
Personal data is stored in templates and does not need to be entered again.
7.
Aeroexpress is the fastest and most convenient way to travel from the city centre to the airport and vice versa.
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Protection levels.

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

Locally stored data groups include Media Information, Booking ‘n’ Purchases Information, Loyalty Information, Credentials Information.
The average DAR value is 3.88 points (7.00 points of system protection and 0.75 points of own protection). It is higher than a typical value (3.5 points, where’s 7 points of system protection and 0 points of own protection).

Items’ GROUP #1 with average value 6.50 points (7 points of system protection, 6 points of own protection) means data protection levels have following definitions. Frankly talking, protection and privacy issues are still possible but might involve interaction with an app code where system protection level means – root/jailbreak is required but not possible without wiping device data, and own protection level means – data is not available in backups.

– Screen Snapshots (‘Media Information’ Group) – Screenshots of your device screen running certain apps; common as an iOS app multitasking feature (app swipes) or browser tab swipes. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any data like photo, image, video, audio

Items’ GROUP #2 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.

– Media Data (‘Booking ‘n’ Purchases 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 your booking and purchases like travel, app or another kind of purchases,

– Account Details (‘Loyalty Information’ Group) – Full info about your account including account membership, expiration, profile, linked data and account, etc. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any information related to known reward programs like membership, current rewards, etc.,

– 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.,

– Orders & Reservation History (‘Booking ‘n’ Purchases Information’ Group) – Basic info about orders, reservations, like ID, date and time, amount of payment, and place (depends on apps). This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to your booking and purchases like travel, app or another kind of purchases,

– Address Data (‘Booking ‘n’ Purchases Information’ Group) – Home, work or another type of owner address stored by apps. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to your booking and purchases like travel, app or another kind of purchases,

– Media URLs (‘Booking ‘n’ Purchases 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 your booking and purchases like travel, app or another kind of purchases

Also, keep in mind, using jailbroken device means the system protection level is 0 points and you’re using out-of-date iOS < 8.3 the system protection level is 2 points. If some data marked as shareable via iTunes, then the system protection level is 4 points.

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

Transferred data groups include Credentials Information, Loyalty Information, Payment ‘n’ Transaction Information, Booking ‘n’ Purchases Information, Visa ‘n’ Passport Information.
The average DIT value is 4.50 points (5.00 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 4.50 points (5 points of system protection, 4 points of own protection) means data protection levels have following definitions. Frankly talking, data available if it’s allowed only and may require user action where system protection level means – some techniques are available to developers to keep connection bypassing system settings, like proxy settings, etc., and own protection level means – bypassed by fake/stolen root certificates.

– 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.,

– Account Details (‘Loyalty Information’ Group) – Full info about your account including account membership, expiration, profile, linked data and account, etc. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any information related to known reward programs like membership, current rewards, etc.,

– Credentials (Activation IDs) (‘Credentials Information’ Group) – Two-factor activation code received in messages. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any types of credentials including basic (IDs only), passwords, tokens, etc.,

– Card Full Information (‘Payment ‘n’ Transaction Information’ Group) – All details about card include short info, holder address, bank info and CVC, CVV, CVV2. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be details about transactions and payment data involved into transaction records,

– Orders & Reservation Details (‘Booking ‘n’ Purchases Information’ Group) – Full info about orders, reservations, like ID, date and time, amount of payment, flight routes, hotel or another order details, rules, linked data. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to your booking and purchases like travel, app or another kind of purchases,

– Orders & Reservation History (‘Booking ‘n’ Purchases Information’ Group) – Basic info about orders, reservations, like ID, date and time, amount of payment, and place (depends on apps). This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to your booking and purchases like travel, app or another kind of purchases,

– Address Data (‘Booking ‘n’ Purchases Information’ Group) – Home, work or another type of owner address stored by apps. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to your booking and purchases like travel, app or another kind of purchases,

– Media URLs (‘Booking ‘n’ Purchases 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 your booking and purchases like travel, app or another kind of purchases,

– Passport Data (Short) (‘Booking ‘n’ Purchases Information’ Group) – Some info including name, number, expiration stored as partial info, e.g. first and last digits of document ID. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to your booking and purchases like travel, app or another kind of purchases,

– Passport Data (Short) (‘Payment ‘n’ Transaction Information’ Group) – Some info including name, number, expiration stored as partial info, e.g. first and last digits of document ID. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be details about transactions and payment data involved into transaction records,

– Tracked Data ‘n’ Favorites (‘Visa ‘n’ Passport Information’ Group) – Any favorites data or tracked data marked as desirable by users and for users (Means, user is on FB messenger, Viber, bank client or favourite hotel, room type, flight route, airline). This data item related to mentioned group meant to be all details are part of passport, visa or another ids

Keep in mind if you’re using out-of-date iOS < 9.0, the system level equals 2 points instead of 4. It means your data can be stolen without involving your actions.

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