Heap-Based Buffer Overread in QCSAP_IOCTL_SETWPAIE Ioctl Command in WLAN Driver (CVE-2016-6679)

Release Date:

February 3, 2017

Affected Projects:

Android for MSMFirefox OS for MSMQRD Android

Advisory ID:

QCIR-2017-00001-1

CVE ID(s):

CVE-2016-6679

Summary:

The following security vulnerabilities have been identified: CVE-2016-6679 When the WLAN driver QCSAP_IOCTL_SETWPAIE ioctl command is invoked with a crafted input, a heap-based buffer overread occurs.

Access Vector: Local
Security Risk: Medium
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

Acknowledgement:

This issue was reported to Google by an external security researcher. Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc. (QuIC) thanks Google for bringing this issue to QuIC's attention.

Revisions:

Initial

Contact:

security-advisory@quicinc.com