CVSS Score of 10 (low)


Published Jun 28, 2023
Updated: Jul 5, 2023
CWE ID 667


CVE-2023-21189 is a vulnerability in the Android operating system, specifically in the startLockTaskMode function of This flaw allows for the potential bypass of lock task mode, resulting in a local escalation of privilege without requiring additional execution privileges. Exploitation of this vulnerability requires user interaction. The affected products include Android versions 13 and above. It is important for organizations to remediate this vulnerability promptly as it poses a high risk, with potential impacts on confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the system.

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