use privileged ConnectivityManager API
Allows an internal user to use privileged ConnectivityManager API
This permission has protection level:
signatureOrSystem. It is a permission that the system grants only to applications that are in the Android system image or that are signed with the same certificate as the application that declared the permission.
*”signatureOrSystem” permissions are no longer available to all apps residing en the /system partition. Instead, there is a new /system/priv-app directory, and only apps whose APKs are in that directory are allowed to use signatureOrSystem permissions without sharing the platform cert. This will reduce the surface area for possible exploits of system- bundled applications to try to gain access to permission-guarded operations.
The ApplicationInfo.FLAG_SYSTEM flag continues to mean what it is says in the documentation: it indicates that the application apk was bundled on the /system partition. A new hidden flag FLAG_PRIVILEGED has been introduced that reflects the actual right to access these permissions.*
Privileged apps are stored in
Failure obtaining that permission before use will cause crash: