Google Android Operating System < 4.4.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8664
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The remote device is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The Google Android operating system prior to 4.4.0 is affected by the following vulnerabilities:

- There is a flaw in the built-in browser that is due to the improper handling of NULL bytes by the URL parser. This may allow a context-dependent attacker to bypass the same-origin policy. (CVE-2014-6041)
- There is a flaw related to the 'addJavascriptInterface()' method and the 'accessibility' and 'accessibilityTraversal' objects. With specially crafted JavaScript loaded within the WebView component, a remote attacker can execute arbitrary methods of Java objects i.e. achieve remote code execution. (CVE-2014-7224)
- There is an overflow condition in the DHCP client daemon 'dhcp.c' that is triggered when handling DHCP options. With a specially crafted ACK packet response, a context-dependent attacker can execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-7912)
- There is a flaw in the Bluetooth application stack that is triggered when handling Host Controller Interface commands prior to pairing. This may allow a remote attacker within short range of the device to force pairing and in turn execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-7914)


Upgrade to Google Android operating system version 4.4.0 or later if possible.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 8664

Published: 4/10/2015

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 5287

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.8

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 7/9/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/2/2014

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Android Open Source Platform (AOSP) Browser UXSS)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-7912, CVE-2014-7224, CVE-2014-6041, CVE-2014-7914

BID: 73094, 69548, 70222, 73092