VDB-93497 · CVE-2016-6742 · BID 94131

Google Android Synaptics Touchscreen Driver access control

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7.6$5k-$25k0.00

A vulnerability was found in Google Android (Smartphone Operating System) (unknown version) and classified as critical. This issue affects an unknown code block of the component Synaptics Touchscreen Driver. 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 disclosed 11/07/2016 with Qihoo 360 as Android Security Bulletin - November 2016 as confirmed security bulletin (Website). The advisory is shared at source.android.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2016-6742 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. 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 09/30/2022). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1068 for this issue.

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

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at SecurityFocus (BID 94131†).

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.8
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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264
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Local: No
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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11/08/2016 +1 days 🔍
11/09/2016 +1 days 🔍
11/25/2016 +16 days 🔍
09/30/2022 +2135 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: google.com

Advisory: Android Security Bulletin - November 2016
Organization: Qihoo 360
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2016-6742 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 94131 - Google Nexus Synaptics Touchscreen Driver 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 03:34 PM
Changes: 11/09/2016 02:43 PM (55), 05/28/2019 11:49 AM (12), 09/30/2022 03:34 PM (3)
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