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CVE-2017-8211 Detail

Current Description

The driver of honor 5C,honor 6x Huawei smart phones with software of versions earlier than NEM-AL10C00B356, versions earlier than Berlin-L21HNC432B360 have a buffer overflow vulnerability due to the lack of parameter validation. An attacker tricks a user into installing a malicious APP which has the root privilege of the Android system, the APP can send a specific parameter to the driver of the smart phone, causing a system reboot or arbitrary code execution.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/22/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-8211
Original release date:
11/22/2017
Last revised:
12/06/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 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 (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
1.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
Required
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20170801-01-smartphone-en Issue Tracking; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20170801-01-smartphone-en

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