CVE-2016-6760

Published on: 01/12/2017 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:11 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of Linux Kernel from Linux contain the following vulnerability:

An elevation of privilege vulnerability in Qualcomm media codecs could enable a local malicious application to execute arbitrary code within the context of a privileged process. This issue is rated as High because it could be used to gain local access to elevated capabilities, which are not normally accessible to a third-party application. Product: Android. Versions: Kernel-3.10, Kernel-3.18. Android ID: A-29617572. References: QC-CR#1055783.

  • CVE-2016-6760 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo Google Inc. - Android version Kernel-3.10
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo 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 Nexus Qualcomm Media Codecs Multiple Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 94677
Android Security Bulletin—December 2016 | Android Open Source Project Vendor Advisory
source.android.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-12-01.html

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
LinuxLinux Kernel3.10AllAllAll
Operating
System
LinuxLinux Kernel3.18AllAllAll
Operating
System
LinuxLinux Kernel3.10AllAllAll
Operating
System
LinuxLinux Kernel3.18AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: