Out of bounds write in MediaServer (libOmxVdec) (CVE-2016-6759)

Release Date:

December 6, 2016

Affected Projects:

Android for MSMFirefox OS for MSMQRD Android

Advisory ID:

QCIR-2016-00064-1

CVE ID(s):

CVE-2016-6759

Summary:

The following security vulnerabilities have been identified: CVE-2016-6759 omx_vdec::empty_this_buffer() doesn't validate the index of the buffer to be emptied, leading to an out of bounds 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

    • CVE-2016-6759:

https://www.codeaurora.org/gitweb/quic/la/?p=platform/hardware/qcom/media.git;a=commit;h=59bc6bbfaea6fa8c6200b5c338fdb8c48f2288c9

 

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