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CVE-2014-9892 Detail

Description

The snd_compr_tstamp function in sound/core/compress_offload.c in the Linux kernel through 4.7, as used in Android before 2016-08-05 on Nexus 5 and 7 (2013) devices, does not properly initialize a timestamp data structure, which allows attackers to obtain sensitive information via a crafted application, aka Android internal bug 28770164 and Qualcomm internal bug CR568717.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/06/2016

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-9892
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:
5.5 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
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):
None
Availability (A):
None
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
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

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
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/92222 External Source BID 92222
https://source.codeaurora.org/quic/la/kernel/msm-3.10/commit/?id=591b1f455c32206704cbcf426bb30911c260c33e Issue Tracking; Patch External Source CONFIRM https://source.codeaurora.org/quic/la/kernel/msm-3.10/commit/?id=591b1f455c32206704cbcf426bb30911c260c33e

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

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