Zero-day vulnerability in Samsung Mobile Firmware

Inclusion of sensitive information in log files

Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB2023052602 - Multiple vulnerabilities in Samsung Mobile Firmware

Vulnerable component: Samsung Mobile Firmware

CVE-ID: CVE-2023-21492

CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

CWE-ID: CWE-532 - Information Exposure Through Log Files


The vulnerability allows a local application to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to kernel pointers are printed into the log file. A local application can read the log file and use the kernel pointers to bypass ASLR protection.

Note, the vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.

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