CVE-2016-3851

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:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of Android from Google contain the following vulnerability:

The LG Electronics bootloader Android before 2016-08-05 on Nexus 5X devices allows attackers to gain privileges by leveraging access to a privileged process, aka internal bug 29189941.

  • CVE-2016-3851 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 8.1 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
NETWORK HIGH NONE NONE
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 Nexus LG Electronics Bootloader CVE-2016-3851 Privilege Escalation Vulnerability cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 92251
Android Security Bulletin—August 2016 | Android Open Source Project Patch
Vendor Advisory
source.android.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-08-01.html

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
GoogleAndroidAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: