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Published: 7 February 2016

The get_build_id function in elf_utils.cpp in Debuggerd in Android 6.x before 2016-02-01 allows attackers to gain privileges via a crafted application that mishandles a Desc Size element in an ELF Note, aka internal bug 25187394.



Cvss 3 Severity Score


Score breakdown


Package Release Status
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored)
upstream Needs triage

wily Ignored

xenial Ignored

yakkety Ignored

zesty Ignored

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 8.4
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact High
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H