CVE-2016-6679

Published on: 10/10/2016 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:N/A:N

Certain versions of Android from Google contain the following vulnerability:

CORE/HDD/src/wlan_hdd_hostapd.c in the Qualcomm Wi-Fi driver in Android before 2016-10-05 on Nexus 5X and Android One devices allows attackers to obtain sensitive information via a crafted application that makes a setwpaie ioctl call, aka Android internal bug 29915601 and Qualcomm internal bug CR 1000913.

  • CVE-2016-6679 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.

CVSS3 Score: 5.5 - MEDIUM

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

CVSS2 Score: 4.3 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
PARTIAL NONE NONE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
platform/vendor/qcom-opensource/wlan/qcacld-2.0 - Unnamed repository Patch
source.codeaurora.org
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM source.codeaurora.org/quic/la/platform/vendor/qcom-opensource/wlan/qcacld-2.0/commit/?id=f081695446679aa44baa0d00940ea18455eeb4c5
Linux Kernel Multiple Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 93309
platform/vendor/qcom-opensource/wlan/prima - Patch
source.codeaurora.org
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM source.codeaurora.org/quic/la/platform/vendor/qcom-opensource/wlan/prima/commit/?id=d39345f0abc309959d831d09fcbf1619cc0ae0f5
Android Security Bulletin—October 2016 | Android Open Source Project Vendor Advisory
source.android.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-10-01.html

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

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