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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-1001

Original release date: 07/08/2011
Last revised: 09/06/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

dexdump in Android SDK before 2.3 does not properly perform structural verification, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (dexdump crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a malformed APK or dex file that calls a method using more arguments than the number of register that have been declared for that method.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20110328 Android SDK: Segmentation fault with dexdump / dexDecodeDebugInfo
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://android.git.kernel.org/?p=platform/dalvik.git;a=commit;h=4b0750e8df91220690bb417f45d7ae8b7851b220
Type: Patch Information

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