Date published: 2014-08-24T21:55:03.087-04:00
Date last modified: 2016-07-13T14:27:25.403-04:00
CVSS Score: 1.9
Principal attack vector: LOCAL
Reference URL: http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-07-01.html
Summary: The boot_linux_from_mmc function in app/aboot/aboot.c in the Little Kernel (LK) bootloader, as distributed with Qualcomm Innovation Center (QuIC) Android contributions for MSM devices and other products, does not properly validate a certain address value, which allows attackers to write data to a controllable memory location by leveraging the ability to initiate an attempted boot of an arbitrary image.