Vulnerability identifier: #VU28279
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Local
Exploit availability: No
The vulnerability allows a local attacker to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to incorrect default permissions for files and folders that are set by the application in "onCreate" of "SettingsBaseActivity.java" within the System functionality. A local attacker can view contents of files and directories or modify them.
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Vulnerable software versions
Google Android: 8.0 - 8.1
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.