CVE-2016-0848 Detail

Current Description

Race condition in Download Manager in Android 4.x before 4.4.4, 5.0.x before 5.0.2, 5.1.x before 5.1.1, and 6.x before 2016-04-01 allows attackers to bypass private-storage file-access restrictions via a crafted application that changes a symlink target, as demonstrated by obtaining Signature or SignatureOrSystem access, aka internal bug 26211054.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  8.4 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-04-02.html Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://android.googlesource.com/platform/packages/providers/DownloadProvider/+/bdc831357e7a116bc561d51bf2ddc85ff11c01a9

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-362 Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-0848
NVD Published Date:
04/17/2016
NVD Last Modified:
04/20/2016
Source:
Android (associated with Google Inc. or Open Handset Alliance)