CVE-2014-9870

HIGH

Description

The Linux kernel before 3.11 on ARM platforms, as used in Android before 2016-08-05 on Nexus 5 and 7 (2013) devices, does not properly consider user-space access to the TPIDRURW register, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka Android internal bug 28749743 and Qualcomm internal bug CR561044.

References

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=a4780adeefd042482f624f5e0d577bf9cdcbb760

http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-08-01.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92219

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/a4780adeefd042482f624f5e0d577bf9cdcbb760

https://source.codeaurora.org/quic/la/kernel/msm/commit/?id=4f57652fcd2dce7741f1ac6dc0417e2f265cd1de

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-08-06

Updated: 2016-11-28

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH