DirtyPipe for Android



Dirty Pipe (CVE-2022-0847) temporary root PoC for Android. Dirty Pipe root exploit for Android (Pixel 6)


Currently only run on Pixel 6 with security patch level 2022-02-05 or 2022-03-05. Don’t use on other devices or other versions. It must crash (reboot).

How to use

  1. Download binary from release page.
  2. Setup adb (android platform tools).
  3. Launch run.bat (For Windows) or run.sh (For Linux/Mac)
    • If you get 'adb' is not recognized ... errors, check to add adb to PATH.
  4. You now get temporary root shell by telnet <Device IP Address> 10847

How to build

  1. Install Android NDK
  2. Set PATH for aarch64-linux-android31-clang
export PATH=$PATH:$ANDROID_NDK/toolchains/llvm/prebuilt/linux-x86_64/bin
  1. Run make
$ make

How to build kernel module

  1. Download Pixel 6 kernel source. Link
  2. Put mymod directory on kernel/private/google-modules/
  3. Apply mymod/build-script-patch.patch to kernel/private/gs-google
  4. Run build script
# For the first build
$ LTO=thin ./build/build.sh
# For faster rebuild (skip full rebuild)
$ SKIP_MRPROPER=1 SKIP_DEFCONFIG=1 LTO=thin ./build/build.sh

Technical details


Future work

  • Stop using insecure telnet
  • Make apk
  • Install Magisk
  • Add device support

The DirtyPipe for Android is a github repository by polygraphene