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Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

CVE-2013-3666

Severity High
Score 7.2/10

Summary

The LG Hidden Menu component for Android on the LG Optimus G E973 allows physically proximate attackers to execute arbitrary commands by entering USB Debugging mode, using Android Debug Bridge (adb) to establish a USB connection, dialing 3845#*973#, modifying the WLAN Test Wi-Fi Ping Test/User Command tcpdump command string, and pressing the CANCEL button.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • COMPLETE
  • COMPLETE
  • COMPLETE

CWE-264 - Permissions Privileges and Access Controls

CWE 264 (permissions, privileges, and access controls) is not a weakness in and of itself, rather it is a category of weaknesses related to the management of permissions, privileges, and other security features used to perform access control. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category allow attackers to gain privileges for an unintended sphere of control, access sensitive information, and execute arbitrary commands.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published