VDB-96680 · CVE-2017-0417 · BID 96055

Google Android up to 7.1.1 Audioserver access control

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in Google Android up to 7.1.1 (Smartphone Operating System). Affected by this issue is an unknown part of the component Audioserver. 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 bug was discovered 02/06/2017. The weakness was published 02/08/2017 with Google (Website). The advisory is shared for download at source.android.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2017-0417 since 11/29/2016. The attack needs to be approached locally. A simple authentication is necessary for exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $5k-$25k (estimation calculated on 11/12/2022). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1068.

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.

Similar entries are available at 96659, 96660, 96661 and 96662.






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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.3

VulDB Base Score: 4.8
VulDB Temp Score: 4.8
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NVD Base Score: 7.8
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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: Yes
Remote: No

Availability: 🔍
Status: Not defined

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Threat Intelligenceinfo

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Recommended: no mitigation known
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11/29/2016 🔍
02/06/2017 +69 days 🔍
02/06/2017 +0 days 🔍
02/08/2017 +2 days 🔍
02/08/2017 +0 days 🔍
02/08/2017 +0 days 🔍
11/12/2022 +2103 days 🔍


Vendor: google.com

Advisory: source.android.com
Organization: Google
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2017-0417 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1037798
SecurityFocus: 96055 - Google Android Audioserver Multiple Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities
OSVDB: - CVE-2017-0417 - Google - Android - High

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150917
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Created: 02/08/2017 09:08 PM
Updated: 11/12/2022 08:57 AM
Changes: 02/08/2017 09:08 PM (60), 08/13/2020 10:39 PM (7), 11/12/2022 08:57 AM (2)
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