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Missing Authorization

CVE-2021-39662

Severity High
Score 7.2/10

Summary

In checkUriPermission of MediaProvider.java , there is a possible way to gain access to the content of media provider collections due to a missing permission check. This could lead to local escalation of privilege with User execution privileges needed. User interaction is not needed for exploitation.Product: AndroidVersions: Android-11 Android-12Android ID: A-197302116

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • COMPLETE
  • COMPLETE
  • COMPLETE

CWE-862 - Missing Authorization

The missing authorization vulnerability occurs when a software program allows users to access privileged parts of the program without verifying the user credentials. Impact of such a vulnerability depends on the resources employed by the software, ranging from account takeover to sensitive information exposure, denial of service, and complete system takeover.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published