CVE-2016-6716

NVD - CVE-2016-6716

CVE-2016-6716 Detail

Current Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability in the AOSP Launcher in Android 7.0 before 2016-11-01 could allow a local malicious application to create shortcuts that have elevated privileges without the user's consent. 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-30778130.


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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


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94171 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-284 Improper Access Control cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6716
NVD Published Date:
11/25/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/06/2016
Source:
MITRE