VDB-94989 · CVE-2016-8449 · BID 95262

Google Android NVIDIA GPU Driver access control

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Google Android (Smartphone Operating System) (version now known). This affects some unknown processing of the component NVIDIA GPU 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 bug was discovered 01/03/2017. The weakness was shared 01/05/2017 as Android Security Bulletin - January 2017 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared at source.android.com. The vendor cooperated in the coordination of the public release. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2016-8449 since 10/05/2016. An attack has to be approached locally. Required for exploitation is a authentication. 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 10/27/2022). 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.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 2 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $25k-$100k.

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

The entries 90530, 91457, 92361 and 94929 are related to this item.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.3

VulDB Base Score: 7.8
VulDB Temp Score: 7.5
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NVD Base Score: 7.0
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Exploitinginfo

Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: Yes
Remote: No

Availability: 🔍
Status: Not defined

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Countermeasuresinfo

Recommended: Upgrade
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Timelineinfo

10/05/2016 🔍
01/03/2017 +90 days 🔍
01/03/2017 +0 days 🔍
01/04/2017 +1 days 🔍
01/05/2017 +1 days 🔍
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01/12/2017 +7 days 🔍
10/27/2022 +2114 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: google.com

Advisory: Android Security Bulletin - January 2017
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2016-8449 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 95262 - Google Nexus NVIDIA GPU Driver CVE-2016-8449 Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
OSVDB: - CVE-2016-8449 - Linux - Kernel - Privilege Escalation Issue

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

Created: 01/04/2017 06:43 PM
Updated: 10/27/2022 12:30 PM
Changes: 01/04/2017 06:43 PM (65), 07/14/2020 12:18 PM (6), 10/27/2022 12:30 PM (3)
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