Descriptiondebuggerd/debuggerd.cpp in Debuggerd in Android 5.0.x before 5.0.2, 5.1.x before 5.1.1, 6.x before 2016-09-01, and 7.0 before 2016-09-01 mishandles the interaction between PTRACE_ATTACH operations and thread exits, which allows attackers to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka internal bug 29555636.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
android-platform-system-core (PTS)buster1:8.1.0+r23-5fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
android-platform-system-coresource(unstable)(not affected)


- android-platform-system-core <not-affected> (debugged not provided, see bug #858177)

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