CVE-2016-6715

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:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

Certain versions of Android from Google contain the following vulnerability:

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.

  • CVE-2016-6715 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 NONE HIGH NONE

CVSS2 Score: 4.3 - MEDIUM

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

CVE References

Description Tags Link
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
Google Android Framework APIs CVE-2016-6715 Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 94173

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
GoogleAndroidAllAllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid7.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroidAllAllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid7.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroidAllAllAllAll
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