VDB-92516 · CVE-2015-8951 · BID 93317

Google Android prior 2016-10-05 Qualcomm Sound Driver msm-lsm-client.c access control

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A vulnerability was found in Google Android (Smartphone Operating System) and classified as critical. Affected by this issue is an unknown code of the file sound/soc/msm/qdsp6v2/msm-lsm-client.c of the component Qualcomm Sound Driver. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-264. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was released 10/10/2016 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at source.android.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2015-8951 since 08/15/2016. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. 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 $5k-$25k (estimation calculated on 09/22/2022). 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 2016-10-05 eliminates this vulnerability.

Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 83735, 90675, 90618 and 90676.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.6

VulDB Base Score: 7.8
VulDB Temp Score: 7.5
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NVD Base Score: 7.8
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Exploitinginfo

Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: 🔍
Status: Not defined

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Countermeasuresinfo

Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Android 2016-10-05
Patch: source.codeaurora.org

Timelineinfo

08/15/2016 🔍
10/03/2016 +49 days 🔍
10/10/2016 +7 days 🔍
10/10/2016 +0 days 🔍
10/11/2016 +1 days 🔍
09/22/2022 +2172 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: google.com

Advisory: source.android.com
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2015-8951 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 93317 - Linux Kernel CVE-2015-8951 Memory Corruption Vulnerability

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

Created: 10/11/2016 10:06 AM
Updated: 09/22/2022 05:33 PM
Changes: (4) vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore vulnerability_cvss3_meta_tempscore exploit_price_0day countermeasure_patch_url
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