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Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls


Severity High
Score 7.8/10


libril/RilSapSocket.cpp in Telephony in Android 6.x before 2016-10-01 and 7.0 before 2016-10-01 relies on variable-length arrays, which allows attackers to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka internal bug 30202619.

  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

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.


Advisory Timeline

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