National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-4220
Original release date:11/30/2012
diagchar_core.c in the Qualcomm Innovation Center (QuIC) Diagnostics (aka DIAG) kernel-mode driver for Android 2.3 through 4.2 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (incorrect pointer dereference) via an application that uses crafted arguments in a local diagchar_ioctl call.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type:Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
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US-CERT Vulnerability Note: VU#702452
External Source: CONFIRM