Mahavitaran Android Application: Insecure Communication of Sensitive Data

Vulnerable Software: Maharashtra State Electricity Board Android Application

Vulnerability: Insecure Communication of sensitive data


Affected Version: 7.50 and prior


Vendor Homepage:

App store link:




CVE Author: Tejas Nitin Pingulkar


Exploit Available: POC Available


About Affected Software


The Official App for Consumer by Mahavitaran ( M.S.E.D.C.L.). Mahavitaran Consumer App enables consumers to avail Mahavitaran services at his/her fingertips. The app is simple and easy to use. It provides transparency in delivering services to consumers.

►Features :

*View and Pay bill
*Register and Track complaints
*View Bill and Payment history
*Manage Multiple Electricity Connections
*Contact 24 x7 MSEDCL Call Center
*Apply for New Connection
* Know the status of New Connection Application and Pay Estimate Charges
*Submit Meter Reading to avoid average billing
*Provide Feedback about Mahavitaran Services
*Update Contact Details ( Mobile Number & E-mail ID ) of consumer
*Find MSEDCL offices and collection centers near you
*Estimate your monthly electricity consumption and bill amount
*Get Information about the Feeder from where the power supply is provided to your connection
*Apply for the change of name
*Submit an application for addition/reduction in load



Use any proxy software such as burp
login via app
intercept traffic
Observe that app sends username password as url parameter


Proof Of Concept

Mahavitaran Android Application: Insecure Communication of Sensitive Data

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