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CVE-2016-2496 Detail

Current Description

The Framework UI permission-dialog implementation in Android 6.x before 2016-06-01 allows attackers to conduct tapjacking attacks and access arbitrary private-storage files by creating a partially overlapping window, aka internal bug 26677796.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

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


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-06-01.html Vendor Advisory
https://android.googlesource.com/platform/frameworks/base/+/613f63b938145bb86cd64fe0752eaf5e99b5f628
https://android.googlesource.com/platform/frameworks/native/+/03a53d1c7765eeb3af0bc34c3dff02ada1953fbf
https://android.googlesource.com/platform/packages/apps/PackageInstaller/+/2068c7997265011ddc5e4dfa3418407881f7f81e

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:6.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-2496
NVD Published Date:
06/12/2016
NVD Last Modified:
06/14/2016