CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2021-0317

Improper Privilege Management

Published: Jan 11, 2021 | Modified: Jan 13, 2021
CVSS 3.x
7.8
HIGH
Source:
NVD
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVSS 2.x
4.4 MEDIUM
AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

In createOrUpdate of Permission.java and related code, there is possible permission escalation due to a logic error. This could lead to local escalation of privilege with no additional execution privileges needed. User interaction is needed for exploitation. Product: Android; Versions: Android-10, Android-11, Android-8.0, Android-8.1, Android-9; Android ID: A-168319670.

Weakness

The software does not properly assign, modify, track, or check privileges for an actor, creating an unintended sphere of control for that actor.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Android Google 8.0 8.0
Android Google 8.1 8.1
Android Google 9.0 9.0
Android Google 10.0 10.0
Android Google 11.0 11.0

Potential Mitigations

References