Google Android Operating System < 4.4.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8328

Synopsis

The remote device is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

Google Android Operating System prior to 4.4.4 is affected by the following vulnerabilities:

- There is a DoS vulnerability within the NFC service's bluetooth simple pairing message implementation. A physically present attacker can leverage this to crash the NFC service.
- Flaws within the com.android.phone.Phone and com.android.contacts components can be leveraged to initiate phone calls to arbitrary numbers. (CVE-2013-6272)

Solution

Upgrade to Google Android Operating System version 4.4.4 or later.

See Also

http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2014/Jul/35

http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/127405/Android-NFC-Denial-Of-Service.html

http://thehackernews.com/2014/07/android-vulnerability-allows.html

https://blog.curesec.com/article/blog/35.html

http://www.itworld.com/security/426032/android-bug-lets-apps-make-rogue-phone-calls

http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/127359/Android-OS-Authorization-Missing.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 8328

Published: 2014/07/16

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 5287

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 3.6

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:google:android

Patch Publication Date: 2014/07/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/07/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6272

BID: 68470, 68415