Google Android 8.0/8.1/9.0 SELinux access control

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A vulnerability has been found in Google Android 8.0/8.1/9.0 (Smartphone Operating System) and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown processing of the component SELinux. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-264. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

In the SELinux permissions of crash_dump.te, there is a permissions bypass due to a missing restriction. This could lead to a local escalation of privilege, with System privileges needed. User interaction is not needed for exploitation. Product: Android Versions: Android-8.0 Android-8.1 Android-9.0 Android ID: A-110107376.

The bug was discovered 06/12/2018. The weakness was disclosed 11/06/2018 as EDB-ID 45379 as not defined exploit (Exploit-DB). The advisory is shared at exploit-db.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2018-9488 since 04/05/2018. An attack has to be approached locally. Required for exploitation is a single authentication. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1068 for this issue.

After immediately, there has been an exploit disclosed. It is possible to download the exploit at exploit-db.com. It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 147 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $25k-$100k.

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Exploit-DB (45379). The entry VDB-126506 is pretty similar.

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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264
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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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04/05/2018 🔍
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Vendor: google.com

Advisory: EDB-ID 45379
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2018-9488 (🔍)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150917
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Entryinfo

Created: 11/07/2018 07:54 AM
Updated: 06/09/2024 03:32 PM
Changes: 11/07/2018 07:54 AM (70), 04/10/2020 04:07 PM (1), 06/09/2024 03:32 PM (17)
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