Google Android HTC Touchscreen Driver use after free

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Google Android (Smartphone Operating System) (the affected version is unknown). Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code of the component HTC Touchscreen Driver. 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 summary by CVE is:

In the Android kernel in the synaptics_dsx_htc touchscreen driver there is a possible use after free due to improper locking. This could lead to local escalation of privilege with System execution privileges needed. User interaction is not needed for exploitation.

The weakness was published 09/06/2019. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2019-9273 since 02/28/2019. Attacking locally is a requirement. A single 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 $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 12/13/2023). 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.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.8
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Class: Use after free
CWE: CWE-416 / CWE-119
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Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Timelineinfo

02/28/2019 🔍
09/06/2019 +190 days 🔍
09/07/2019 +1 days 🔍
12/13/2023 +1558 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: google.com

Advisory: source.android.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2019-9273 (🔍)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150917

Entryinfo

Created: 09/07/2019 08:19 AM
Updated: 12/13/2023 04:03 PM
Changes: 09/07/2019 08:19 AM (37), 08/13/2020 04:58 PM (18), 12/13/2023 04:03 PM (4)
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