Vulnerability Note VU#702452
Qualcomm Android OS kernel privilege escalation and denial of service vulnerabilites
Android OS kernels running on certain Qualcomm devices contain multiple vulnerabilities which could allow an attacker to cause privilege escalation or Denial of Service (DoS).
The Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc. advisory states:
By convincing a user to install a specially crafted android application, a remote attacker may be able to cause a privilege escalation or Denial of Service (DoS) allowing them to gain control of the affected device.
Vendor Information (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|QUALCOMM Incorporated||Affected||01 Nov 2012||30 Nov 2012|
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Thanks to firstname.lastname@example.org for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Michael Orlando.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2012-4220 CVE-2012-4221 CVE-2012-4222
- Date Public: 15 Nov 2012
- Date First Published: 07 Dec 2012
- Date Last Updated: 07 Dec 2012
- Document Revision: 14
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