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CVE-2016-8424 Detail

Current Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability in the NVIDIA GPU driver could enable a local malicious application to execute arbitrary code within the context of the kernel. This issue is rated as Critical due to the possibility of a local permanent device compromise, which may require reflashing the operating system to repair the device. Product: Android. Versions: Kernel-3.10. Android ID: A-31606947. References: N-CVE-2016-8424.

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://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/4561
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95231
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-01-01.html Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.10
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8424
NVD Published Date:
01/12/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/18/2017