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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Medium
Score 4/10


The pagemap_open function in fs/proc/task_mmu.c in the Linux kernel before 3.19.3, as used in Android 6.0.1 before 2016-03-01, allows local users to obtain sensitive physical-address information by reading a pagemap file, aka Android internal bug 25739721.

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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.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published