Google Android Shared Memory ashmem.c calc_vm_may_flags default permission

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Google Android (Smartphone Operating System) (affected version not known). This vulnerability affects the function calc_vm_may_flags of the file ashmem.c of the component Shared Memory. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a default permission vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-276. During installation, installed file permissions are set to allow anyone to modify those files. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

In calc_vm_may_flags of ashmem.c, there is a possible arbitrary write to shared memory due to a permissions bypass. This could lead to local escalation of privilege by corrupting memory shared between processes, with no additional execution privileges needed. User interaction is not needed for exploitation. Product: Android Versions: Android kernel Android ID: A-142938932

The weakness was disclosed 01/08/2020 (Website). The advisory is available at source.android.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2020-0009 since 10/17/2019. Local access is required to approach this attack. A single authentication is required for exploitation. Technical details and also a public exploit are known. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 06/06/2024). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.This vulnerability is assigned to T1222 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

It is possible to download the exploit at exploit-db.com. It is declared as proof-of-concept. As 0-day 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 (47921). The entries VDB-37279, VDB-39449, VDB-40633 and VDB-57226 are pretty similar.

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Class: Default permission
CWE: CWE-276 / CWE-266
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10/17/2019 🔍
01/08/2020 +83 days 🔍
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06/06/2024 +1611 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: google.com

Advisory: 155903
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2020-0009 (🔍)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150917
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Created: 01/08/2020 07:08 PM
Updated: 06/06/2024 04:34 AM
Changes: 01/08/2020 07:08 PM (40), 01/08/2020 07:13 PM (18), 03/20/2024 08:32 AM (18), 03/20/2024 08:35 AM (1), 06/06/2024 04:34 AM (11)
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