CVSS Score of 10 (low)


Published Jun 28, 2023
Updated: Jun 30, 2023


CVE-2023-21179 is a vulnerability in parseSecurityParamsFromXml of in Android, affecting versions Android-13 and later. This vulnerability allows for the bypassing of user-specified wifi encryption protocols due to improper use of cryptography. Exploitation of this vulnerability could result in local privilege escalation without requiring additional execution privileges or user interaction. The impact is rated as high, with the potential for confidentiality and integrity impacts. It is recommended to apply security patches or updates provided by the Android platform to remediate this vulnerability.


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