VDB-90557 · CVE-2016-3856 · BID 92256

Google Android Qualcomm data processing

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A vulnerability was found in Google Android (Smartphone Operating System) (unknown version). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects an unknown code block of the component Qualcomm. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a data processing vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-19. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 08/01/2016 as Android Security Bulletin - August 2016 as confirmed security bulletin (Website). The advisory is shared at source.android.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2016-3856 since 03/30/2016. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 09/12/2022). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.

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

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VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.6

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Class: Data processing
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Patch: source.codeaurora.org


03/30/2016 🔍
08/01/2016 +124 days 🔍
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08/06/2016 +5 days 🔍
08/06/2016 +0 days 🔍
09/12/2022 +2228 days 🔍


Vendor: google.com

Advisory: Android Security Bulletin - August 2016
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2016-3856 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 92256 - Multiple Qualcomm Components Multiple Security Vulnerabilities

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150917
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Created: 08/06/2016 02:02 PM
Updated: 09/12/2022 12:54 PM
Changes: 08/06/2016 02:02 PM (55), 03/20/2019 05:37 PM (13), 09/12/2022 12:54 PM (4)
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