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CVE-2016-3861 Detail

Description

LibUtils in Android 4.x before 4.4.4, 5.0.x before 5.0.2, 5.1.x before 5.1.1, 6.x before 2016-09-01, and 7.0 before 2016-09-01 mishandles conversions between Unicode character encodings with different encoding widths, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) via a crafted file, aka internal bug 29250543.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/11/2016

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 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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-09-01.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92811
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036763
https://android.googlesource.com/platform/frameworks/av/+/3944c65637dfed14a5a895685edfa4bacaf9f76e Issue Tracking Patch
https://android.googlesource.com/platform/frameworks/base/+/866dc26ad4a98cc835d075b627326e7d7e52ffa1 Issue Tracking Patch
https://android.googlesource.com/platform/frameworks/native/+/1f4b49e64adf4623eefda503bca61e253597b9bf Issue Tracking Patch
https://android.googlesource.com/platform/system/core/+/ecf5fd58a8f50362ce9e8d4245a33d56f29f142b Issue Tracking Patch
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40354/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Buffer Errors (CWE-119)
  • 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:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:5.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:5.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 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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 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-3861
NVD Published Date:
09/11/2016
NVD Last Modified:
09/02/2017