Google Android 9.0/10.0/11.0/12.0 EuiccNotificationManager.java showCarrierAppInstallationNotification privileges management

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5.9$5k-$25k0.04

A vulnerability has been found in Google Android 9.0/10.0/11.0/12.0 (Smartphone Operating System) and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is the function showCarrierAppInstallationNotification of the file EuiccNotificationManager.java. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-269. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

In showCarrierAppInstallationNotification of EuiccNotificationManager.java, there is a possible way to gain an access to MediaProvider content due to an unsafe PendingIntent. This could lead to local escalation of privilege with User execution privileges needed. User interaction is needed for exploitation.Product: AndroidVersions: Android-10 Android-11 Android-12 Android-9Android ID: A-194695347

The weakness was released 01/15/2022 as A-194695347. The advisory is shared at source.android.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2021-39625 since 08/23/2021. The exploitation appears to be easy. An attack has to be approached locally. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available. The price for an exploit might be around 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: 6.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.9

VulDB Base Score: 4.8
VulDB Temp Score: 4.6
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-269
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Patch: source.android.com

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08/23/2021 CVE assigned
01/15/2022 +145 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-194695347
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2021-39625 (🔒)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150917

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Created: 01/15/2022 08:08 AM
Updated: 01/19/2022 02:16 PM
Changes: (1) source_cve_nvd_summary
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