#VU28268 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls


Published: 2020-05-27

Vulnerability identifier: #VU28268

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 6.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-0097

CWE-ID: CWE-264

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Google Android
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor: Google

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists within the Framework functionality of Android due to a missing condition for system apps in various methods of "PackageManagerService.java". A local user can gain elevated privileges on the target system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Google Android:


CPE

External links
http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2020-05-01
http://android.googlesource.com/platform/frameworks/base/+/8d0ae5c65cbcd72a820215eaeb50fcbc0dc531a8
http://android.googlesource.com/platform/frameworks/base/+/f98e1086f5a039d98becf7203367b663e72d09f5
http://android.googlesource.com/platform/frameworks/base/+/058cafe0c1f61e8edd25ba22e2c8e73a43c5d4ad


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.


Latest bulletins with this vulnerability