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CVE-2016-5341 Detail

Current Description

The GPS component in Android before 2016-12-05 allows man-in-the-middle attackers to cause a denial of service (GPS signal-acquisition delay) via an incorrect xtra.bin or xtra2.bin file on a spoofed Qualcomm gpsonextra.net or izatcloud.net host, aka internal bug 31470303 and external bug 211602 (and AndroidID-7225554).

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.9 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.2


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.1 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-12-01.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94689 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/pixel/2017-12-01
https://wwws.nightwatchcybersecurity.com/2016/12/05/cve-2016-5341/ Mitigation Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Access Control (CWE-284)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
7.1.0


Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5341
NVD Published Date:
12/06/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/05/2017