CVE-2016-0820

Published on: 03/12/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:14 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of Android from Google contain the following vulnerability:

The MediaTek Wi-Fi kernel driver in Android 6.0.1 before 2016-03-01 allows attackers to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka internal bug 26267358.

  • CVE-2016-0820 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 7.8 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
LOCAL LOW NONE REQUIRED
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 9.3 - HIGH

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Google Android MediaTek Wi-Fi Kernel Driver CVE-2016-0820 Remote Privilege Escalation Vulnerability cve.report (archive)
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URL Logo BID 84257
Nexus Security Bulletin - March 2016 | Android Open Source Project Vendor Advisory
source.android.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-03-01.html

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid6.0.1AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid6.0.1AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:6.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:6.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: