VDB-93443 · CVE-2016-6705 · BID 94134

Google Android Mediaserver access control

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A vulnerability was found in Google Android (Smartphone Operating System) (version unknown) and classified as critical. This issue affects an unknown function of the component Mediaserver. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-264. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was presented 11/07/2016 by Mark Brand with Trend Micro as Android Security Bulletin - November 2016 as confirmed security bulletin (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at source.android.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2016-6705 since 08/11/2016. 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. 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 09/30/2022). 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.

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264
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Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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08/11/2016 🔍
11/07/2016 +88 days 🔍
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11/09/2016 +2 days 🔍
11/25/2016 +16 days 🔍
09/30/2022 +2135 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: google.com

Advisory: Android Security Bulletin - November 2016
Researcher: Mark Brand
Organization: Trend Micro
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2016-6705 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 94134 - Google Android Mediaserver Multiple Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities

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

Entryinfo

Created: 11/09/2016 02:43 PM
Updated: 09/30/2022 11:27 AM
Changes: 11/09/2016 02:43 PM (54), 05/28/2019 03:14 PM (14), 09/30/2022 11:27 AM (3)
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