|Description||An elevation of privilege vulnerability in libnl could enable a local malicious application to execute arbitrary code within the context of the Wi-Fi service. This issue is rated as Moderate because it first requires compromising a privileged process and is mitigated by current platform configurations. Product: Android. Versions: 5.0.2, 5.1.1, 6.0, 6.0.1, 7.0, 7.1.1. Android ID: A-32342065. NOTE: this issue also exists in the upstream libnl before 3.3.0 library.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)|
Vulnerable and fixed packages
The table below lists information on source packages.
|libnl3 (PTS)||buster, bullseye||3.4.0-1||fixed|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
Fixed by: http://git.infradead.org/users/tgr/libnl.git/commit/3e18948f17148e6a3c4255bdeaaf01ef6081ceeb
Fix via Android: https://android.googlesource.com/platform/external/libnl/+/f83d9c1c67b6be69a96995e384f50b572b667df0
Not a security issue by itself, the upstream patch protects against API misuse,
this still requires missing input validation in the application using libnl