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CVE-2016-6715 Detail

Current Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability in the Framework APIs in Android 4.x before 4.4.4, 5.0.x before 5.0.2, 5.1.x before 5.1.1, 6.x before 2016-11-01, and 7.0 before 2016-11-01 could allow a local malicious application to record audio without the user's permission. This issue is rated as Moderate because it is a local bypass of user interaction requirements (access to functionality that would normally require either user initiation or user permission.) Android ID: A-29833954.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94173 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-11-01.html Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-275 Permission Issues NIST  
CWE-284 Improper Access Control NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
4.0
Up to (excluding)
4.4.4
 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
5.0
Up to (excluding)
5.0.2
 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
5.1
Up to (excluding)
5.1.1
 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
6.0
Up to (including)
6.0.1
 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6715
NVD Published Date:
11/25/2016
NVD Last Modified:
03/07/2019