CVE-2016-6762

NameCVE-2016-6762
DescriptionAn elevation of privilege vulnerability in the libziparchive library could enable a local malicious application to execute arbitrary code within the context of a privileged process. This issue is rated as High because it could be used to gain local access to elevated capabilities, which are not normally accessible to a third-party application. Product: Android. Versions: 5.0.2, 5.1.1, 6.0, 6.0.1, 7.0. Android ID: A-31251826.
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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
bullseye1:10.0.0+r36-7fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
android-platform-system-coresourcejessie(not affected)
android-platform-system-coresource(unstable)1:7.0.0+r1-1

Notes

[jessie] - android-platform-system-core <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)

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