CVE-2016-3875

Published on: 09/11/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:02 PM UTC

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

Certain versions of Android from Google contain the following vulnerability:

server/wm/WindowManagerService.java in Android 6.x before 2016-09-01 does not enforce the DISALLOW_SAFE_BOOT setting, which allows physically proximate attackers to bypass intended access restrictions and boot to safe mode via unspecified vectors, aka internal bug 26251884.

  • CVE-2016-3875 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.

CVSS3 Score: 6.8 - MEDIUM

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

CVSS2 Score: 7.2 - HIGH

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Android Security Bulletin—September 2016 | Android Open Source Project Vendor Advisory
source.android.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-09-01.html
Google Android Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Deny Service and Execute Arbitrary Code and Let Applications Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information and Gain Elevated Privileges - SecurityTracker www.securitytracker.com
text/html
URL Logo SECTRACK 1036763
69729fa8b13cadbf3173fe1f389fe4f3b7bd0f9c - platform/frameworks/base - Git at Google Issue Tracking
Patch
android.googlesource.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM android.googlesource.com/platform/frameworks/base/+/69729fa8b13cadbf3173fe1f389fe4f3b7bd0f9c
Google Android CVE-2016-3875 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 92818

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid6.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid6.0.1AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid6.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid6.0.1AllAllAll
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  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:6.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:6.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: