CVE-2016-8424

2017-01-01T00:00:00
ID ANDROID:CVE-2016-8424
Type android
Reporter Peter Pi (@heisecode) of Trend Micro
Modified 2019-07-26T00:00:00

Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability in the NVIDIA GPU driver could enable a local malicious application to execute arbitrary code within the context of the kernel. This issue is rated as Critical due to the possibility of a local permanent device compromise, which may require reflashing the operating system to repair the device. Product: Android. Versions: Kernel-3.10. Android ID: A-31606947. References: N-CVE-2016-8424.