CVE-2016-6728

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:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of Android from Google contain the following vulnerability:

An elevation of privilege vulnerability in the kernel ION subsystem in Android before 2016-11-05 could enable a local malicious application to execute arbitrary code within the context of the kernel. This issue is rated as Critical due to the possibility of a local permanent device compromise, which may require reflashing the operating system to repair the device. Android ID: A-30400942.

  • CVE-2016-6728 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.
  • Affected Vendor/Software: Google Inc. - Android version Kernel-3.4
  • Affected Vendor/Software: Google Inc. - Android version Kernel-3.10
  • Affected Vendor/Software: Google Inc. - Android version Kernel-3.18

CVSS3 Score: 7.8 - HIGH

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

CVSS2 Score: 9.3 - HIGH

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

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Google Android Kernel ION Subsystem Multiple Remote Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 94202
Android Security Bulletin—November 2016 | Android Open Source Project Patch
Vendor Advisory
source.android.com
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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
GoogleAndroid7.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid7.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroidAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:android:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: