Vulnerability CVE-2016-6717


Published: 2016-11-25

Description:
An elevation of privilege vulnerability in Mediaserver in Android 4.x before 4.4.4, 5.0.x before 5.0.2, 5.1.x before 5.1.1, 6.x before 2016-11-01, and 7.0 before 2016-11-01 could enable a local malicious application to execute arbitrary code within the context of a privileged process. This issue is rated as Moderate because it first requires exploitation of a separate vulnerability. Android ID: A-31350239.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
Android: mitigation bypass - the guard page creation in IOMX can fail
laginimaineb
03.12.2016

Type:

CWE-264

(Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.6/10
10/10
4.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
High
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Google -> Android 

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94178
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-11-01.html

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