Out of bounds read when processing a voice SVC request (CVE-2017-8245)

Release Date: 
May 1, 2017
Advisory ID: 
QCIR-2017-00036-1
Summary: 

The following security vulnerabilities have been identified:
 
CVE-2017-8245

While processing a voice SVC request which is nonstandard by specifying a payload size that will overflow its own declared size, an out of bounds memory copy occurs.

Access Vector: Local
Security Risk: Medium
Vulnerability: CWE-126 Buffer Over-read

Affected Versions:
All Android releases from CAF using the Linux kernel.

Acknowledgement: 

Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc. (QuIC) thanks Yonggang Guo (@guoygang) of IceSword Lab, Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd for bringing this issue to QuIC’s attention.

Revisions: 

Initial revision

Contact: 
security-advisory@quicinc.com