CVE-2016-6492

Published on: 01/12/2017 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:12 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 MT6573FDVT_SetRegHW function in camera_fdvt.c in the MediaTek driver for Linux allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application that makes an MT6573FDVTIOC_T_SET_FDCONF_CMD IOCTL call.

  • CVE-2016-6492 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
MediaTek Driver Privilege Escalation ≈ Packet Storm Exploit
Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
packetstormsecurity.com
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URL Logo MISC packetstormsecurity.com/files/138113/MediaTek-Driver-Privilege-Escalation.html
MediaTek Driver CVE-2016-6492 Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 92207
Android Security Bulletin—December 2016 | Android Open Source Project Vendor Advisory
source.android.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-12-01.html
SecurityFocus www.securityfocus.com
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BUGTRAQ 20160730 Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability in MediaTek Driver ( CVE-2016-6492)

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

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