The addAccount method in src/com/android/settings/accounts/ in the Settings application in Android before 5.0.0 does not properly create a PendingIntent, which allows attackers to use the SYSTEM uid for broadcasting an intent with arbitrary component, action, or category information via a third-party authenticator in a crafted application, aka Bug 17356824.
Published 2014-12-15 18:59:18
Updated 2014-12-16 18:15:14
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2014-8609

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 41 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2014-8609

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CWE ids for CVE-2014-8609

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Products affected by CVE-2014-8609

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