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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-0553

An elevation of privilege vulnerability in libnl could enable a local malicious application to execute arbitrary code within the context of the Wi-Fi service. This issue is rated as Moderate because it first requires compromising a privileged process and is mitigated by current platform configurations. Product: Android. Versions: 5.0.2, 5.1.1, 6.0, 6.0.1, 7.0, 7.1.1. Android ID: A-32342065. NOTE: this issue also exists in the upstream libnl before 3.3.0 library.
Publish Date : 2017-04-07 Last Update Date : 2018-01-04
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2017:2299: NetworkManager and libnl3 security, bug fix and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20172299 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2017-0553

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Google Android 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Google Android 5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Google Android 5.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Google Android 5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Google Android 5.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Google Android 5.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Google Android 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Google Android 6.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Google Android 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Google Android 7.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Google Android 7.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Google Android 11

- References For CVE-2017-0553 CONFIRM
FEDORA FEDORA-2017-34f6e70fdd[email protected]/message/6VCF5KS6HOJZLFIY2ZSXSVSDQX65A2PU/
FEDORA FEDORA-2017-7a5363b41d
REDHAT RHSA-2017:2299
BID 97340 Google Android libnl CVE-2017-0553 Remote Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2017-06-06
SECTRACK 1038201
MLIST [libnl] 20170503 ANN: libnl 3.3.0 released

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-0553

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