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CVE-2018-5861 Detail

Current Description

In all android releases(Android for MSM, Firefox OS for MSM, QRD Android) from CAF using the linux kernel, existing checks in place on partition size are incomplete and can lead to heap overwrite vulnerabilities while loading a secure application from the boot loader.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
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
https://source.codeaurora.org/quic/la/kernel/lk/commit/?id=114a392e29bc900c0fe15cc1f3e9ba369cd03244 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://www.codeaurora.org/security-bulletin/2018/11/05/november-2018-code-aurora-forum-security-bulletin Patch Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Incorrect Type Conversion or Cast (CWE-704)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:google:android:-
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-5861
NVD Published Date:
11/27/2018
NVD Last Modified:
12/21/2018