Google Android 11.0 PipBoundsAlgorithm.java getMinimalSize permission

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A vulnerability has been found in Google Android 11.0 (Smartphone Operating System) and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects the function getMinimalSize of the file PipBoundsAlgorithm.java. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-275. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

In getMinimalSize of PipBoundsAlgorithm.java, there is a possible bypass of restrictions on background processes due to a permissions bypass. This could lead to local escalation of privilege with no additional execution privileges needed. User interaction is not needed for exploitation.Product: AndroidVersions: Android-11Android ID: A-174302616

The weakness was presented 06/12/2021 as A-174302616. The advisory is available at source.android.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2021-0485 since 11/06/2020. The exploitation appears to be easy. Local access is required to approach this attack. A single authentication is necessary for exploitation. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 06/14/2021). 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.

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.1

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.1
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-275
ATT&CK: T1222

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Patch: source.android.com

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11/06/2020 CVE assigned
06/12/2021 +217 days Advisory disclosed
06/12/2021 +0 days VulDB entry created
06/14/2021 +2 days VulDB last update

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Vendor: https://www.google.com/

Advisory: A-174302616
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2021-0485 (🔒)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150917

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Created: 06/12/2021 11:13 AM
Updated: 06/14/2021 06:54 PM
Changes: (5) source_cve_assigned source_cve_nvd_summary vulnerability_cvss2_vuldb_tempscore vulnerability_cvss3_vuldb_tempscore vulnerability_cvss3_meta_tempscore
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