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CVE-2016-2060 Detail

Current Description

server/TetherController.cpp in the tethering controller in netd, as distributed with Qualcomm Innovation Center (QuIC) Android contributions for MSM devices and other products, does not properly validate upstream interface names, which allows attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via a crafted application.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


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 v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-05-01.html Vendor Advisory
https://www.codeaurora.org/improper-input-validation-tethering-controller-netd-cve-2016-2060-0 Patch

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:google:android
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Up to (including)
6.0.1


Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-2060
NVD Published Date:
05/09/2016
NVD Last Modified:
05/16/2016