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CVE-2016-3887 Detail

Description

providers/settings/SettingsProvider.java in Android 7.0 before 2016-09-01 does not properly enforce the DISALLOW_CONFIG_VPN setting, which allows attackers to bypass an intended always-on VPN state via a crafted application, aka internal bug 29899712.

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: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
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/92872
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036763
https://android.googlesource.com/platform/frameworks/base/+/335702d106797bce8a88044783fa1fc1d5f751d0 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:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-3887
NVD Published Date:
09/11/2016
NVD Last Modified:
08/12/2017