CVE-2014-9870 Detail

Current 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.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
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


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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-9870
NVD Published Date:
08/06/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/28/2016
Source:
Android (associated with Google Inc. or Open Handset Alliance)