CVE-2016-6708

Published on: 11/25/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:12 PM UTC

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

Certain versions of Android from Google contain the following vulnerability:

An elevation of privilege in the System UI in Android 7.0 before 2016-11-01 could enable a local malicious user to bypass the security prompt of your work profile in Multi-Window mode. This issue is rated as High because it is a local bypass of user interaction requirements for any developer or security setting modifications. Android ID: A-30693465.

  • CVE-2016-6708 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.
  • Affected Vendor/Software: Google Inc. - Android version Android-7.0

CVSS3 Score: 5.5 - MEDIUM

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

CVSS2 Score: 2.1 - LOW

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

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Google Android CVE-2016-6708 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 94166
Android Security Bulletin—November 2016 | Android Open Source Project Vendor Advisory
source.android.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-11-01.html

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

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