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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor

CVE-2016-0811

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

Integer overflow in the BnCrypto::onTransact function in media/libmedia/ICrypto.cpp in libmediaplayerservice in Android 6.x before 2016-02-01 allows attackers to obtain sensitive information, and consequently bypass an unspecified protection mechanism, by triggering an improper size calculation, as demonstrated by obtaining Signature or SignatureOrSystem access, aka internal bug 25800375.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • NONE

CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published