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CVE-2016-6698

Published: 25 November 2016

An information disclosure vulnerability in Qualcomm components including the GPU driver, power driver, SMSM Point-to-Point driver, and sound driver in Android before 2016-11-05 could enable a local malicious application to access data outside of its permission levels. This issue is rated as Moderate because it first requires compromising a privileged process. Android ID: A-30741851. References: Qualcomm QC-CR#1058826.

Notes

AuthorNote
jdstrand
android kernels (flo, goldfish, grouper, maguro, mako and manta) are
not supported on the Ubuntu Touch 14.10 and earlier preview kernels
linux-lts-saucy no longer receives official support
linux-lts-quantal no longer receives official support
sbeattie
Qualcomm specific
ignoring for android package

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

5.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
android
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored)
upstream
Released (Android 7.0 2016-11-05)
xenial Ignored

yakkety Ignored
(end of life)
zesty Ignored
(end of life)
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
precise Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
trusty Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
upstream Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
xenial Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
zesty Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
linux-armadaxp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

precise Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
trusty Does not exist

upstream Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-aws
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
upstream Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
xenial Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-azure
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

trusty Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1023.24~14.04.1)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Not vulnerable

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-euclid
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Not vulnerable

zesty Does not exist

linux-flo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

precise Does not exist

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

xenial Ignored
(abandoned)
yakkety Ignored
(end of life)
zesty Does not exist

linux-gcp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Not vulnerable

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-gke
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Not vulnerable

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-goldfish
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

precise Does not exist

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

xenial Ignored
(abandoned)
yakkety Ignored
(end of life)
zesty Ignored
(end of life)
linux-grouper
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

precise Does not exist

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

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
xenial Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-hwe-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
xenial Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-kvm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Not vulnerable

zesty Does not exist

linux-linaro-omap
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

precise Ignored
(end of life)
trusty Does not exist

upstream Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-linaro-shared
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

precise Ignored
(end of life)
trusty Does not exist

upstream Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-linaro-vexpress
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

precise Ignored
(end of life)
trusty Does not exist

upstream Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-lts-quantal
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

precise Ignored
(end of life)
trusty Does not exist

upstream Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-lts-raring
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

precise Ignored
(end of life)
trusty Does not exist

upstream Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-lts-saucy
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

precise Ignored
(end of life)
trusty Does not exist

upstream Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

precise Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
trusty Does not exist

upstream Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-lts-utopic
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [end of standard support])
upstream Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-lts-vivid
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected [Android kernel only])
upstream Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-lts-wily
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [end of standard support])
upstream Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-lts-xenial
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
upstream Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-maguro
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

precise Does not exist

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

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-mako
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

precise Does not exist

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

xenial Ignored
(abandoned)
yakkety Ignored
(end of life)
zesty Does not exist

linux-manta
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

precise Does not exist

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

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-oem
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Not vulnerable

zesty Does not exist

linux-qcm-msm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

precise Ignored
(end of life)
trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-raspi2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
xenial Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
zesty Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
xenial Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
zesty Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

precise Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
trusty Does not exist

upstream Not vulnerable
(Android kernel only)
xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 5.5
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact None
Availability impact None
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N