CVE-2016-2420

Published on: 04/17/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:16 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:

rootdir/init.rc in Android 4.x before 4.4.4 does not ensure that the /data/tombstones directory exists for the Debuggerd component, which allows attackers to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka internal bug 26403620.

  • CVE-2016-2420 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
Nexus Security Bulletin—April 2016 | Android Open Source Project Vendor Advisory
source.android.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-04-02.html
669ecc2f5e80ff924fa20ce7445354a7c5bcfd98 - platform/system/core - Git at Google android.googlesource.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM android.googlesource.com/platform/system/core/+/669ecc2f5e80ff924fa20ce7445354a7c5bcfd98
81df1cc77722000f8d0025c1ab00ced123aa573c - platform/system/core - Git at Google android.googlesource.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM android.googlesource.com/platform/system/core/+/81df1cc77722000f8d0025c1ab00ced123aa573c

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid4.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid4.0.1AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid4.0.2AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid4.0.3AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid4.0.4AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid4.1AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid4.1.2AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid4.2AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid4.2.1AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid4.2.2AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid4.3AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid4.3.1AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid4.4AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid4.4.1AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid4.4.2AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid4.4.3AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid5.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid5.0.1AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid5.1AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid5.1.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid6.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid6.0.1AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid4.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid4.0.1AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid4.0.2AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid4.0.3AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid4.0.4AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid4.1AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid4.1.2AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid4.2AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid4.2.1AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid4.2.2AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid4.3AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid4.3.1AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid4.4AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid4.4.1AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid4.4.2AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid4.4.3AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid5.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid5.0.1AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid5.1AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid5.1.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid6.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid6.0.1AllAllAll
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  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:5.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:5.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:6.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
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  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
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  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:5.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:5.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:6.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: