Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability in Qualcomm GPU Driver (CVE-2016-2468)

Release Date:

July 20, 2016

Affected Projects:

Android for MSMFirefox OS for MSMQRD Android

Advisory ID:

QCIR-2016-00026-1

CVE ID(s):

CVE-2016-2468

Summary:

The following security vulnerabilities have been identified in QuIC-authored code. CVE-2016-2468 When issuing a IOCTL_KGSL_GPUMEM_ALLOC_ID ioctl system call with a large size value, _kgsl_sharedmem_page_alloc runs into an OOB write.

Access Vector: Local
Security Risk: High
Access Vector: Local

Affected Versions:

All Android releases from CAF using the Linux kernel.

Patch:

We advise customers to apply the following patches:

Individual Patches

Note: This issue is also described in Android Security Bulletin—June 2016 (https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-06-01.html) and by the original researcher on Retme (http://retme.net/index.php/2016/06/12/CVE-2016-2468.html)

Acknowledgement:

This issue was reported to Google by a security researcher. We thank Google for bringing this issue to our attention.

Revisions:

Initial revision

Contact:

security-advisory@quicinc.com