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Published on April 21st, 2019 📆 | 5455 Views ⚑


Google Android 8.1/9.0 NFC Module privilege escalation

CVSS Meta Temp Score Current Exploit Price (≈)
5.1 $5k-$25k

A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Google Android 8.1/9.0 (Smartphone Operating System). Affected is a function of the component NFC Module. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-269. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was presented 04/19/2019. The advisory is available at source.android.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2019-2041 since 12/10/2018. Local access is required to approach this attack. A single authentication is necessary for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 04/20/2019). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.1

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.1
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Class: Privilege escalation (CWE-269)
Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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0-Day Time: ?12/10/2018 CVE assigned
04/19/2019 +130 days Advisory disclosed
04/20/2019 +1 days VulDB entry created
04/20/2019 +0 days VulDB last updateAdvisory: source.android.com

CVE: CVE-2019-2041 (?)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150917
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Created: 04/20/2019 07:33 AM
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