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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor

CVE-2016-6682

Severity Medium
Score 5.5/10

Summary

drivers/misc/qcom/qdsp6v2/audio_utils.c in a Qualcomm QDSP6v2 driver in Android before 2016-10-05 on Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, and Android One devices does not initialize certain data structures, which allows attackers to obtain sensitive information via a crafted application, aka Android internal bug 30152501 and Qualcomm internal bug CR 1049615.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • 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