Google Android Operating System < 4.4.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities

low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8328
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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: Low

ID: 8328

Published: 7/16/2014

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 5287

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.7

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:google:android:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 7/9/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/5/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6272

BID: 68470, 68415