VDB-95024 · CVE-2016-8475 · BID 95244

Google Android HTC Input Driver information disclosure

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in Google Android (Smartphone Operating System) (version now known). Affected by this issue is some unknown processing of the component HTC Input Driver. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 01/03/2017. The weakness was shared 01/05/2017 with Qihoo 360 as Android Security Bulletin - January 2017 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared for download at source.android.com. The vendor cooperated in the coordination of the public release. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2016-8475 since 10/05/2016. The attack needs to be approached locally. Required for exploitation is a simple authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1592.

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 $5k-$25k.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. 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 95244†).

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.9

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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266
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Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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Countermeasuresinfo

Recommended: Upgrade
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Timelineinfo

10/05/2016 🔍
01/03/2017 +90 days 🔍
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01/04/2017 +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
Organization: Qihoo 360
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2016-8475 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 95244 - Google Android CVE-2016-8475 Information Disclosure Vulnerability
OSVDB: - CVE-2016-8475 - Linux - Kernel - Information Disclosure Issue

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

Entryinfo

Created: 01/04/2017 06:43 PM
Updated: 10/27/2022 02:57 PM
Changes: 01/04/2017 06:43 PM (65), 07/14/2020 04:45 PM (7), 10/27/2022 02:57 PM (4)
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