This vulnerability allows local attackers to escalate privileges on vulnerable installations of Samsung Galaxy Apps Fixed in version 4.2.18.2. An attacker must first obtain the ability to execute low-privileged code on the target system in order to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists within the handling of a staging mode. The issue lies in the ability to change the configuration based on the presence of a file in an user-controlled location. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to escalate privileges to resources normally protected from the application. Was ZDI-CAN-5359.
Published 2018-09-24 23:29:01
Updated 2019-10-09 23:32:49
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Vulnerability category: Input validation

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-10502

0.05%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 13 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-10502

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.6
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
3.9
6.4
NIST
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2018-10502

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
  • The product does not properly assign, modify, track, or check privileges for an actor, creating an unintended sphere of control for that actor.
    Assigned by: zdi-disclosures@trendmicro.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2018-10502

Products affected by CVE-2018-10502

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