CVE-2019-15027 Detail

Current Description

The MediaTek Embedded Multimedia Card (eMMC) subsystem for Android on MT65xx, MT66xx, and MT8163 SoC devices allows attackers to execute arbitrary commands as root via shell metacharacters in a filename under /data, because clear_emmc_nomedia_entry in platform/mt6577/external/meta/emmc/meta_clr_emmc.c invokes 'system("/system/bin/rm -r /data/' followed by this filename upon an eMMC clearance from a Meta Mode boot. NOTE: compromise of Fire OS on the Amazon Echo Dot would require a second hypothetical vulnerability that allows creation of the required file under /data.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://dojo.bullguard.com/dojo-by-bullguard/blog/gaining-rooting-primitives-for-android-mediatek-chips/ Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/andr3jx/MTK6577/blob/238012ebf18e3751397884d1742ff7ab6417e80d/mediatek/platform/mt6577/external/meta/emmc/meta_clr_emmc.c#L302-L305 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-78 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-15027
NVD Published Date:
08/14/2019
NVD Last Modified:
08/24/2020
Source:
MITRE