CVE-ID

CVE-2016-6716

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Description
An elevation of privilege vulnerability in the AOSP Launcher in Android 7.0 before 2016-11-01 could allow a local malicious application to create shortcuts that have elevated privileges without the user's consent. This issue is rated as Moderate because it is a local bypass of user interaction requirements (access to functionality that would normally require either user initiation or user permission). Android ID: A-30778130.
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Assigning CNA
Android (associated with Google Inc. or Open Handset Alliance)
Date Entry Created
20160811 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Assigned (20160811)
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Proposed (Legacy)
N/A
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