In binder_transaction of binder.c, there is a possible out of bounds write due to an incorrect bounds check. This could lead to local escalation of privilege with no additional execution privileges needed. User interaction is not needed for exploitation.Product: AndroidVersions: Android kernelAndroid ID: A-145988638References: Upstream kernel
Published 2020-03-10 20:15:21
Updated 2022-07-12 17:42:04
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Vulnerability category: Input validation

CVE-2020-0041 is in the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

CISA vulnerability name:
Android Kernel Out-of-Bounds Write Vulnerability
CISA required action:
Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CISA description:
Android Kernel binder_transaction of binder.c contains an out-of-bounds write vulnerability due to an incorrect bounds check that could allow for local privilege escalation. This vulnerability was observed chained with CVE-2019-2215 and CVE-2020-0069 under exploit chain "AbstractEmu."
Added on 2021-11-03 Action due date 2022-05-03

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-0041

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 34 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-0041

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2020-0041

  • 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.
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References for CVE-2020-0041

Products affected by CVE-2020-0041

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