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CVE-2016-3917 Detail

Current Description

The fingerprint login feature in Android 6.0.1 before 2016-10-01 and 7.0 before 2016-10-01 does not track the user account during the authentication process, which allows physically proximate attackers to authenticate as an arbitrary user by leveraging lockscreen access, aka internal bug 30744668.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/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): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-10-01.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93298
https://android.googlesource.com/platform/frameworks/base/+/f5334952131afa835dd3f08601fb3bced7b781cd 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: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-2016-3917
NVD Published Date:
10/10/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/28/2016