Google’s June security bulletin addresses more than 90 vulnerabilities in Android and Pixel devices, including a Critical RCE tracked as CVE-2021-0507 that could allow to take over a device.
“The most severe vulnerability in this section could enable a remote attacker using a specially crafted transmission to execute arbitrary code within the context of a privileged process.” reads the Android Security Bulletin.
The CVE-2021-0507 resides in the System component of the Android OS, an attacker could exploit the flaw by using a specially crafted transmission and execute arbitrary code within the context of a privileged process.
Google also addressed a critical elevation-of-privilege (EoP) issue in the System component tracked as CVE-2021-0516. The remaining flaws in the System component are rated as high severity.
Google fixed multiple high-severity EoP vulnerabilities in other components, including the Media Framework, the System, and the Kernel.
Google also fixed several high-severity information-disclosure issues for Android, including a local information disclosure tracked as CVE-2021-0521.
The IT giant addressed a total of 43 security flaws in multiple components, including Android runtime, Framework, Media Framework, System, kernel components and Pixel components.
The most severe issues of them are CVE-2021-0607 and CVE-2021-0608 EoP issues in Pixel components, the CVE-2021-0565 EoP issue in Media Framework and the CVE-2021-0571.
(SecurityAffairs – hacking, mobile)