Use-After-Free in QSEECOM_IOCTL_LOAD_APP_REQ ioctl command in QSEECom driver (CVE-2016-8480)

Release Date:

February 14, 2017

Affected Projects:

Android for MSMFirefox OS for MSMQRD Android

Advisory ID:

QCIR-2017-00010-1

CVE ID(s):

CVE-2016-8480

Summary:

The following security vulnerabilities have been identified: CVE-2016-8480 In an error handling case, the QSEECOM_IOCTL_LOAD_APP_REQ ioctl command frees a data structure. However, the corresponding bookkeeping entries are not updated and a use-after-free is possible.

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