VDB-88920 · CVE-2014-9802 · BID 91628

Google Android prior 2016-07-05 on Nexus 5/Nexus 7 2013 Qualcomm lib/libfdt/fdt.c access control

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Google Android on Nexus 5/Nexus 7 2013 (Smartphone Operating System). Affected is some unknown processing in the library lib/libfdt/fdt.c of the component Qualcomm. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-264. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Multiple integer overflows in lib/libfdt/fdt.c in the Qualcomm components in Android before 2016-07-05 on Nexus 5 and 7 (2013) devices allow attackers to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka Android internal bug 28821965 and Qualcomm internal bug CR705108.

The weakness was published 07/06/2016 as Android Security Bulletin - July 2016 as confirmed security bulletin (Website). The advisory is shared for download at source.android.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2014-9802 since 05/31/2016. The exploitability is told to be easy. The attack needs to be approached locally. Required for exploitation is a authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 09/01/2022). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1068.

Upgrading to version 2016-07-05 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.







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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Android 2016-07-05
Patch: source.codeaurora.org


05/31/2016 🔍
07/06/2016 +36 days 🔍
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07/10/2016 +3 days 🔍
07/11/2016 +1 days 🔍
09/01/2022 +2243 days 🔍


Vendor: google.com

Advisory: Android Security Bulletin - July 2016
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2014-9802 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 91628 - Google Nexus Qualcomm Components Multiple Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150917


Created: 07/11/2016 11:01 AM
Updated: 09/01/2022 11:47 AM
Changes: 07/11/2016 11:01 AM (58), 02/21/2019 01:58 PM (13), 09/01/2022 11:47 AM (4)
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