Untrusted search path vulnerability in the ChainsDD Superuser package 3.1.3 for Android 4.2.x and earlier, CyanogenMod/ClockWorkMod/Koush Superuser package 126.96.36.199 for Android 4.2.x and earlier, and Chainfire SuperSU package before 1.69 for Android 4.2.x and earlier allows attackers to load an arbitrary .jar file and gain privileges via a crafted BOOTCLASSPATH environment variable for a /system/xbin/su process. NOTE: another researcher was unable to reproduce this with ChainsDD Superuser.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
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
"CWE-426: Untrusted Search Path"
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