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CVE-2016-3874 Detail

Current Description

CORE/HDD/src/wlan_hdd_wext.c in the Qualcomm Wi-Fi driver in Android before 2016-09-05 on Nexus 5X devices does not properly validate the arguments array, which allows attackers to gain privileges via a crafted application that sends a WE_UNIT_TEST_CMD command, aka Android internal bug 29944562 and Qualcomm internal bug CR997797.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-09-01.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92882
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036763
https://source.codeaurora.org/quic/la/platform/vendor/qcom-opensource/wlan/qcacld-2.0/commit/?id=50e8f265b3f7926aeb4e49c33f7301ace89faa77 Issue Tracking Patch
https://source.codeaurora.org/quic/la/platform/vendor/qcom-opensource/wlan/qcacld-2.0/commit/?id=a3974e61c960aadcc147c3c5704a67309171642d Issue Tracking Patch

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
7.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-3874
NVD Published Date:
09/11/2016
NVD Last Modified:
08/12/2017