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7PK - Security Features


Severity High
Score 7.8/10


platform/msm_shared/mmc.c in the Qualcomm components in Android before 2016-07-05 on Nexus 7 (2013) devices mishandles the power-on write-protect feature, which allows attackers to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka Android internal bug 28821253 and Qualcomm internal bug CR580567.

  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-254 - Security Features

Security features are integrated into the application infrastructure to protect its resources and the trusted environment against a known exploit, threat, or vulnerability. However, flawed, disabled, or absent security features expose the application to a variety of attacks. This is a multidimensional vulnerability with broad potential impact. It can lead to defacement, confidentiality compromise, system takeover, etc.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published