Google Android 7.0/7.1.1 Framework API access control

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A vulnerability was found in Google Android 7.0/7.1.1 (Smartphone Operating System) and classified as problematic. Affected by this issue is an unknown code of the component Framework API. 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. CVE summarizes:

An elevation of privilege vulnerability in the Framework APIs could enable a local malicious application to execute arbitrary code within the context of a privileged process. This issue is rated as High because it could be used to gain local access to elevated capabilities, which are not normally accessible to a third-party application. Product: Android. Versions: 7.0, 7.1.1. Android ID: A-33042690.

The bug was discovered 02/06/2017. The weakness was shared 02/08/2017 by Gal Beniamini with Google Security Research (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2017-0411 since 11/29/2016. Local access is required to approach this attack. A simple authentication is needed for exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1068 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

After 6 days, there has been an exploit disclosed. The exploit is available at It is declared as proof-of-concept. 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.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Exploit-DB (41354).







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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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11/29/2016 🔍
02/06/2017 +69 days 🔍
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Researcher: Gal Beniamini
Organization: Google Security Research
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2017-0411 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1037798
SecurityFocus: 96056 - Google Android Framework APIs Multiple Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities
OSVDB: - CVE-2017-0411 - Google - Android - High

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Created: 02/08/2017 09:07 PM
Updated: 06/07/2024 07:14 PM
Changes: 02/08/2017 09:07 PM (68), 08/15/2020 03:28 PM (7), 11/12/2022 08:42 AM (3), 06/07/2024 07:14 PM (15)
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