Google Android 12.0 jit_memory_region.cc privileges management

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A vulnerability was found in Google Android 12.0 (Smartphone Operating System). It has been classified as critical. Affected is an unknown function of the file jit_memory_region.cc. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-269. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

In jit_memory_region.cc, there is a possible bypass of memory restrictions due to a logic error in the code. This could lead to local escalation of privilege with User execution privileges needed. User interaction is not needed for exploitation.Product: AndroidVersions: Android-12Android ID: A-200284993

The weakness was shared 01/15/2022 as A-200284993. The advisory is available at source.android.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2021-0959 since 11/06/2020. The exploitability is told to be easy. Local access is required to approach this attack. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. 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 01/19/2022). 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: 6.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.4

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.1
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-269
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
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Patch: source.android.com

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11/06/2020 CVE assigned
01/15/2022 +435 days Advisory disclosed
01/15/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
01/19/2022 +4 days VulDB last update

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

Advisory: A-200284993
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2021-0959 (🔒)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150917

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Created: 01/15/2022 08:05 AM
Updated: 01/19/2022 01:47 PM
Changes: (1) source_cve_nvd_summary
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