VDB-91455 · CVE-2016-3869 · BID 92885

Google Android Broadcom Wi-Fi Driver access control

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A vulnerability was found in Google Android (Smartphone Operating System) (version unknown). It has been classified as critical. This affects an unknown function of the component Broadcom Wi-Fi Driver. 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.

The weakness was published 09/06/2016 with Qihoo 360 as Android Security Bulletin - September 2016 as confirmed security bulletin (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at source.android.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2016-3869 since 03/30/2016. The exploitability is told to be difficult. Attacking locally is a requirement. The successful exploitation requires a authentication. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 09/15/2022). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1068 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

Upgrading 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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03/30/2016 🔍
09/06/2016 +160 days 🔍
09/06/2016 +0 days 🔍
09/07/2016 +1 days 🔍
09/11/2016 +4 days 🔍
09/11/2016 +0 days 🔍
09/15/2022 +2195 days 🔍


Vendor: google.com

Advisory: Android Security Bulletin - September 2016
Organization: Qihoo 360
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2016-3869 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1036763
SecurityFocus: 92885 - Google Nexus Broadcom Wi-Fi Driver CVE-2016-3869 Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

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


Created: 09/11/2016 12:29 PM
Updated: 09/15/2022 03:12 PM
Changes: 09/11/2016 12:29 PM (53), 04/14/2019 10:11 AM (13), 09/15/2022 03:12 PM (4)
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