CVE-2016-3833

Published on: 08/05/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:03 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 Shell component in Android 5.0.x before 5.0.2, 5.1.x before 5.1.1, and 6.x before 2016-08-01 does not properly manage the MANAGE_USERS and CREATE_USERS permissions, which allows attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via a crafted application, aka internal bug 29189712.

  • CVE-2016-3833 has been assigned by URL Logo [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
Malformed Request cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 92225
4e4743a354e26467318b437892a9980eb9b8328a - platform/frameworks/base - Git at Google Issue Tracking
Patch
android.googlesource.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM android.googlesource.com/platform/frameworks/base/+/4e4743a354e26467318b437892a9980eb9b8328a
Android Security Bulletin—August 2016 | Android Open Source Project Vendor Advisory
source.android.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-08-01.html
01875b0274e74f97edf6b0d5c92de822e0555d03 - platform/frameworks/base - Git at Google Issue Tracking
Patch
android.googlesource.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM android.googlesource.com/platform/frameworks/base/+/01875b0274e74f97edf6b0d5c92de822e0555d03

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
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
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
  • 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: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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: