CVE-2016-6740

NVD - CVE-2016-6740

CVE-2016-6740 Detail

Current Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability in the Qualcomm camera driver 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 High because it first requires compromising a privileged process. Android ID: A-30143904. References: Qualcomm QC-CR#1056307.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94142
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-11-01.html Patch  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6740
NVD Published Date:
11/25/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/28/2016
Source:
MITRE