VDB-96706 · CVE-2017-0444 · BID 96107

Google Android Realtek Sound Driver access control

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7.2$5k-$25k0.03

A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Google Android (Smartphone Operating System) (affected version unknown). This vulnerability affects an unknown functionality of the component Realtek Sound Driver. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-264. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

An elevation of privilege vulnerability in the Realtek sound driver could enable a local malicious application to execute arbitrary code within the context of the kernel. This issue is rated as High because it first requires compromising a privileged process. Product: Android. Versions: Kernel-3.10. Android ID: A-32705232.

The bug was discovered 02/06/2017. The weakness was released 02/08/2017 (Website). The advisory is available at source.android.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2017-0444 since 11/29/2016. Local access is required to approach this attack. The successful exploitation needs a single authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 11/12/2022). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.This vulnerability is assigned to T1068 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

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.

Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 96659, 96660, 96661 and 96662.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.2
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.2

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Temp Score: 7.3
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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

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Status: Not defined

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Countermeasuresinfo

Recommended: no mitigation known
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Timelineinfo

11/29/2016 🔍
02/06/2017 +69 days 🔍
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02/08/2017 +2 days 🔍
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11/12/2022 +2103 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: google.com

Advisory: source.android.com
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2017-0444 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1037798
SecurityFocus: 96107 - Google Nexus Realtek Sound Driver CVE-2017-0444 Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
OSVDB: - CVE-2017-0444 - Linux - Privilege Escalation Issue

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

Created: 02/08/2017 09:10 PM
Updated: 11/12/2022 10:02 AM
Changes: 02/08/2017 09:10 PM (60), 08/14/2020 09:45 AM (6), 11/12/2022 10:02 AM (2)
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