Facebook Pages Manager 74.1 (iOS / App Store)

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This application is available for iOS. This app is designed to manage social page, advertisements, events in one place. The latest build was released on Jul 03, 2017. Our latest check was performed on Apr 8th, 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, 4 bad items, 12 good items, and 0 best items. Among DIT items were found 0 worst items, 8 bad items, 21 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:

Pages Manager helps admins connect with their audience and keep up with activity on multiple Pages, all in one place.
Features:

  • Post updates and photos and respond to comments as your Pages
  • View and reply to private messages sent to your Pages
  • Option to get push notifications for new activity, tips and reminders
  • View your latest Page Insights

Just install Pages Manager and then log in using Facebook to quickly access and manage all of your Pages from wherever you are.

 

Protection levels.

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

Locally stored data groups include Media Information, Device Information, Account Information, Blog Information, Application Information, Log Information.
The average DAR value is 5.75 points (7.00 points of system protection and 4.50 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,

– 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

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.

– 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,

– 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

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 Application Information, Log Information, Blog Information, Message Information, Events Information, Credentials Information, Device Information, Account Information.
The average DIT value is 5.22 points (5.00 points of system protection and 5.45 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’ GROUP #1 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.

– 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

Items’ GROUP #2 with average value 5.50 points (5 points of system protection, 6 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 – some techniques are available to developers to keep connection bypassing system settings, like proxy settings, etc., and own protection level means – SSL pinning (can be patched).

– 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 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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