CVE-2016-6715

NVD - CVE-2016-6715

CVE-2016-6715 Detail

Current Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability in the Framework APIs in Android 4.x before 4.4.4, 5.0.x before 5.0.2, 5.1.x before 5.1.1, 6.x before 2016-11-01, and 7.0 before 2016-11-01 could allow a local malicious application to record audio without the user's permission. This issue is rated as Moderate because it is a local bypass of user interaction requirements (access to functionality that would normally require either user initiation or user permission.) Android ID: A-29833954.


View Analysis Description

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N


NVD Analysts use publicly available information to associate vector strings and CVSS scores. We also display any CVSS information provided within the CVE List from the CNA.

Note: NVD Analysts have published a CVSS score for this CVE based on publicly available information at the time of analysis. The CNA has not provided a score within the CVE List.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to [email protected].

Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94173 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-11-01.html Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-275 Permission Issues cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-284 Improper Access Control cwe source acceptance level NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

CPEs loading, please wait.

Denotes Vulnerable Software
Are we missing a CPE here? Please let us know.

Change History

4 change records found show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6715
NVD Published Date:
11/25/2016
NVD Last Modified:
03/07/2019
Source:
MITRE