CVE-2016-8447

NameCVE-2016-8447
DescriptionAn elevation of privilege vulnerability in MediaTek components, including the thermal driver and video driver, could enable a local malicious application to execute arbitrary code within the context of the kernel. This issue is rated as High because it first requires compromising a privileged process. Product: Android. Versions: N/A. Android ID: A-31749463. References: MT-ALPS02968886.
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NVD severityhigh

Notes

NOT-FOR-US: MediaTek component for Android

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