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CVE-2016-3887 Detail

Current 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
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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/92872
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036763
https://android.googlesource.com/platform/frameworks/base/+/335702d106797bce8a88044783fa1fc1d5f751d0 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: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