Android < 2.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5737

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.

Description

Versions of Google Android operating system prior to 2.3 are potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A privilege escalation vulnerability exists in the Zygote/Dalvik virtual machine framework.

- A denial-of-service issue exists that can cause 'dexdump' to crash (CVE-2011-1001).

Solution

Upgrade to Google Android operating system version 2.3 or later.

See Also

http://c-skills.blogspot.com/2010/12/zygote-trickery-743c-27c3-release.html

http://android.git.kernel.org/?p=platform/dalvik.git;a=commit;h=4b0750e8df91220690bb417f45d7ae8b7851b220

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 5737

File Name: 5737.prm

Published: 2011/01/03

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 5287

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND

CVSSv3

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.9

Vector: CVSS3#AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:U/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2010/12/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/12/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1001

BID: 45650, 48654