VDB-90503 · CVE-2014-9887 · BID 92219

Google Android on Nexus 5/Nexus 7 2013 Qualcomm memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in Google Android on Nexus 5/Nexus 7 2013 (Smartphone Operating System) (version unknown). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects an unknown function of the component Qualcomm. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-119. The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was presented 08/01/2016 as Android Security Bulletin - August 2016 as confirmed security bulletin (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at source.android.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2014-9887 since 06/24/2016. The exploitation is known to be easy. Attacking locally is a requirement. The successful exploitation requires a simple authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.






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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119

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Remote: No

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Patch: source.codeaurora.org


06/24/2016 🔍
08/01/2016 +38 days 🔍
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09/12/2022 +2228 days 🔍


Vendor: google.com

Advisory: Android Security Bulletin - August 2016
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2014-9887 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 92219 - Google Nexus Qualcomm Components Multiple Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities

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


Created: 08/06/2016 02:02 PM
Updated: 09/12/2022 09:14 AM
Changes: 08/06/2016 02:02 PM (47), 03/20/2019 11:12 AM (5), 09/12/2022 09:11 AM (3), 09/12/2022 09:14 AM (18)
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