Google Android Linux Kernel Request input validation

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Google Android (Smartphone Operating System) (the affected version is unknown). This affects an unknown code of the component Linux Kernel. The manipulation as part of a Request leads to a input validation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-20. The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly. This is going to have an impact on integrity. The summary by CVE is:

In all android releases (Android for MSM, Firefox OS for MSM, QRD Android) from CAF using the linux kernel, userspace can request ION cache maintenance on a secure ION buffer for which the ION_FLAG_SECURE ion flag is not set and cause the kernel to attempt to perform cache maintenance on memory which does not belong to HLOS.

The bug was discovered 09/04/2018. The weakness was published 09/19/2018 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at source.codeaurora.org. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2018-3574 since 12/18/2017. The exploitability is told to be easy. Attacking locally is a requirement. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 05/17/2023). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 15 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

Similar entry is available at VDB-124274.

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Class: Input validation
CWE: CWE-20
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Recommended: no mitigation known
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Patch: source.codeaurora.org

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12/18/2017 🔍
09/04/2018 +259 days 🔍
09/19/2018 +14 days 🔍
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09/20/2018 +1 days 🔍
05/17/2023 +1700 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: google.com

Advisory: source.codeaurora.org
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2018-3574 (🔍)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150917
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Entryinfo

Created: 09/20/2018 08:23 AM
Updated: 05/17/2023 10:32 AM
Changes: 09/20/2018 08:23 AM (59), 03/25/2020 02:55 PM (2), 05/17/2023 10:32 AM (3)
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