CVE-2015-0571

HIGH

Description

The WLAN (aka Wi-Fi) driver for the Linux kernel 3.x and 4.x, as used in Qualcomm Innovation Center (QuIC) Android contributions for MSM devices and other products, does not verify authorization for private SET IOCTL calls, which allows attackers to gain privileges via a crafted application, related to wlan_hdd_hostapd.c and wlan_hdd_wext.c.

References

http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-05-01.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/77691

https://www.codeaurora.org/projects/security-advisories/multiple-issues-wlan-driver-allow-local-privilege-escalation-cve-2015

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-05-09

Updated: 2016-11-28

Type: CWE-284

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