VDB-111454 · CVE-2017-14913 · BID 102386

Google Android Qualcomm Component input validation

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A vulnerability was found in Google Android (Smartphone Operating System) (the affected version is unknown). It has been declared as very critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown function of the component Qualcomm Component. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-20. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

In Android before 2018-01-05 on Qualcomm Snapdragon IoT, Snapdragon Mobile MDM9206, SD 625, SD 650/52, SD 835, SD 845, DDR address input validation is being improperly truncated.

The bug was discovered 01/29/2018. The weakness was shared 01/02/2018 as Android Security Bulletin - January 2018 as confirmed security bulletin (Website). The advisory is available at source.android.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2017-14913 since 09/28/2017. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 12/20/2019). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. A possible mitigation has been published 3 days after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at SecurityTracker (ID 1040106). The entries 111420, 111421, 111439 and 111438 are related to this item.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 9.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.6

VulDB Base Score: 9.8
VulDB Temp Score: 9.4
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NVD Base Score: 9.8
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Class: Privilege escalation
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined
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Recommended: Patch
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Patch: source.android.com


09/28/2017 🔍
01/02/2018 +96 days 🔍
01/02/2018 +0 days 🔍
01/05/2018 +3 days 🔍
01/05/2018 +0 days 🔍
01/07/2018 +2 days 🔍
01/29/2018 +22 days 🔍
03/30/2018 +60 days 🔍
12/20/2019 +630 days 🔍


Vendor: https://www.google.com/

Advisory: Android Security Bulletin - January 2018
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2017-14913 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1040106
SecurityFocus: 102386 - Google Android Multiple Qualcomm Components Multiple Unspecified Security Vulnerabilities

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150917
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Created: 01/07/2018 11:30 AM
Updated: 12/20/2019 09:23 AM
Changes: (5) vulnerability_discoverydate advisory_confirm_url source_cve_assigned source_securityfocus_date source_securityfocus_class
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