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CVE-2014-9870 Detail

Description

The Linux kernel before 3.11 on ARM platforms, as used in Android before 2016-08-05 on Nexus 5 and 7 (2013) devices, does not properly consider user-space access to the TPIDRURW register, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka Android internal bug 28749743 and Qualcomm internal bug CR561044.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/06/2016

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-9870
Original release date:
08/06/2016
Last revised:
11/28/2016
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
7.8 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
1.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
Required
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=a4780adeefd042482f624f5e0d577bf9cdcbb760 Issue Tracking; Patch External Source CONFIRM http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=a4780adeefd042482f624f5e0d577bf9cdcbb760
http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-08-01.html Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-08-01.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92219 External Source BID 92219
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/a4780adeefd042482f624f5e0d577bf9cdcbb760 Issue Tracking; Patch External Source CONFIRM https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/a4780adeefd042482f624f5e0d577bf9cdcbb760
https://source.codeaurora.org/quic/la/kernel/msm/commit/?id=4f57652fcd2dce7741f1ac6dc0417e2f265cd1de Issue Tracking; Patch External Source CONFIRM https://source.codeaurora.org/quic/la/kernel/msm/commit/?id=4f57652fcd2dce7741f1ac6dc0417e2f265cd1de

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

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