BlackBerry OS <= 7.1 Local Security Bypasses

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Synopsis :

The BlackBerry device is affected by multiple security bypass

Description :

BlackBerry devices that are Qualcomm-based and running BlackBerry OS
prior to version 7.1 are vulnerable to multiple, local security bypass

A local attacker, with access to the USB port on the device, can load
a modified kernel, make persistent changes between boots, access any
data contained on the device, and access any hardware on the device
(i.e. camera, microphone, etc.).

See also :

Solution :

Contact the vendor regarding a patch.

As a workaround, ensure local access to the USB port is disabled.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2

Family: Mobile Devices

Nessus Plugin ID: 81210 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71893


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