CVE-2017-0508

NameCVE-2017-0508
DescriptionAn elevation of privilege vulnerability in the kernel ION subsystem could enable a local malicious application to execute arbitrary code within the context of the kernel. This issue is rated as Critical due to the possibility of a local permanent device compromise, which may require reflashing the operating system to repair the device. Product: Android. Versions: Kernel-3.18. Android ID: A-33940449.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Notes

NOT-FOR-US: Android ION subsystem
Linux mainline contains a copy in drivers/staging/android/ion, but since no
patch has been made available it's likely some closed-source addon

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