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CVE-2017-6421 Detail

Current Description

In the touch controller function in all Qualcomm products with Android for MSM, Firefox OS for MSM, or QRD Android, a variable may be controlled by the user and can lead to a buffer overflow.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 2.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 6.5


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038623 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-06-01 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://source.codeaurora.org/quic/la//kernel/msm-4.4/commit/?id=be42c7ff1f0396484882451fd18f47144c8f1b6b Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-6421
NVD Published Date:
08/16/2017
NVD Last Modified:
08/20/2017