VDB-130435 · CVE-2018-13889 · BID 106496

Google Android GPS use after free

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7.6$5k-$25k0.00

A vulnerability was found in Google Android (Smartphone Operating System) (the affected version is unknown). It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code of the component GPS. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a use after free vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-416. Referencing memory after it has been freed can cause a program to crash, use unexpected values, or execute code. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 01/07/2019. The weakness was published 01/07/2019 as Android Security Bulletin - January 2019 as confirmed security bulletin (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at source.android.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2018-13889 since 07/11/2018. The exploitation appears to be easy. Attacking locally is a requirement. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (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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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.6

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VulDB Temp Score: 7.5
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Exploitinginfo

Class: Use after free
CWE: CWE-416 / CWE-119
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Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Patch
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Timelineinfo

07/11/2018 🔍
01/05/2019 +178 days 🔍
01/07/2019 +2 days 🔍
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02/04/2019 +28 days 🔍
07/04/2023 +1611 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: google.com

Advisory: Android Security Bulletin - January 2019
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2018-13889 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 106496

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

Entryinfo

Created: 02/04/2019 08:45 AM
Updated: 07/04/2023 02:24 PM
Changes: 02/04/2019 08:45 AM (59), 05/07/2020 04:33 PM (3), 07/04/2023 02:24 PM (5)
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