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CVE-2016-3874 Detail

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
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

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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

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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     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