Exploit TEE Vulnerability

A malicious app or other attack vector could be used to exploit vulnerabilities in code running within the Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) [1]. The adversary could then obtain privileges held by the TEE potentially including the ability to access cryptographic keys or other sensitive data [2]. Escalated operating system privileges may be first required in order to have the ability to attack the TEE [3]. If not, privileges within the TEE can potentially be used to exploit the operating system [4].

ID: T1405
Sub-techniques:  No sub-techniques
Tactic Type: Post-Adversary Device Access
Platforms: Android
Version: 1.0
Created: 25 October 2017
Last Modified: 17 October 2018


ID Mitigation Description
M1005 Application Vetting
M1001 Security Updates
M1006 Use Recent OS Version