VDB-130432 · CVE-2018-6241 · BID 106476

Google Android NVIDIA Dragon BSP input validation

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A vulnerability has been found in Google Android (Smartphone Operating System) (affected version unknown) and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown functionality of the component NVIDIA Dragon BSP. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is 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. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 01/07/2019. The weakness was disclosed 01/07/2019 as Android Security Bulletin - January 2019 as confirmed security bulletin (Website). The advisory is shared for download at source.android.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2018-6241 since 01/25/2018. The attack needs to be approached locally. The successful exploitation needs a single authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 07/04/2023). 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 even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability.






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Class: Input validation

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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01/25/2018 🔍
01/05/2019 +345 days 🔍
01/07/2019 +2 days 🔍
01/07/2019 +0 days 🔍
01/07/2019 +0 days 🔍
01/31/2019 +24 days 🔍
02/04/2019 +4 days 🔍
07/04/2023 +1611 days 🔍


Vendor: google.com

Advisory: Android Security Bulletin - January 2019
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2018-6241 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 106476 - Google Android NVIDIA Components CVE-2018-6241 Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150917


Created: 02/04/2019 08:45 AM
Updated: 07/04/2023 02:18 PM
Changes: 02/04/2019 08:45 AM (61), 05/07/2020 04:24 PM (5), 07/04/2023 02:18 PM (4)
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