Information Leak and Buffer Overflow while Post Processing the Frame in msm_cpp Driver (CVE-2016-8413)

Release Date:

April 17, 2017

Affected Projects:

Android for MSMFirefox OS for MSMQRD Android

Advisory ID:

QCIR-2017-00013-1

CVE ID(s):

CVE-2016-8413

Summary:

The following security vulnerabilities have been identified: CVE-2016-8413 When processing the VIDIOC_MSM_CPP_DEQUEUE_STREAM_BUFF_INFO ioctl data bytes of the uninitialized identity variable can be leaked to user space or a buffer overflow can occur.

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 revision

Contact:

security-advisory@quicinc.com