Possible Integer Overflow to Buffer Overflow in msm_dolby_dap_param_visualizer_control_get (CVE-2016-5859)

Release Date:

April 17, 2017

Affected Projects:

Android for MSMFirefox OS for MSMQRD Android

Advisory ID:

QCIR-2017-00020-1

CVE ID(s):

CVE-2016-5859

Summary:

The following security vulnerabilities have been identified: CVE-2016-5859 If MSM sound driver (qdsp6v2) function msm_dolby_dap_param_visualizer_control_get is called with a very large length, an integer overflow could occur, followed by buffer overflow.

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

CVE-2016-5859:

Acknowledgement:

Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc. (QuIC) thanks Seven Shen (Trend Micro Mobile Threat Research Team) for bringing this issue to QuIC’s attention.

Revisions:

Initial revision

Contact:

security-advisory@quicinc.com