Out-of-bounds write in MediaTek Chipsets



Published: 2021-11-25
Risk Low
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-0673
CWE-ID CWE-787
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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MT6779
Hardware solutions / Firmware

MT6781
Hardware solutions / Firmware

MT6785
Hardware solutions / Firmware

MT6853
Hardware solutions / Firmware

MT6853T
Hardware solutions / Firmware

MT6873
Hardware solutions / Firmware

MT6875
Hardware solutions / Firmware

MT6877
Hardware solutions / Firmware

MT6883
Hardware solutions / Firmware

MT6885
Hardware solutions / Firmware

MT6889
Hardware solutions / Firmware

MT6891
Hardware solutions / Firmware

MT6893
Hardware solutions / Firmware

MT8797
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Google Android
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor MediaTek
Google, Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Out-of-bounds write

EUVDB-ID: #VU58366

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 6.1 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:U/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-0673

CWE-ID: CWE-787 - Out-of-bounds Write

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing untrusted input in AudioManager API. A local administrator can trigger out-of-bounds write and execute arbitrary code on the target system with elevated privileges.

Mitigation

Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

MT6779: All versions

MT6781: All versions

MT6785: All versions

MT6853: All versions

MT6853T: All versions

MT6873: All versions

MT6875: All versions

MT6877: All versions

MT6883: All versions

MT6885: All versions

MT6889: All versions

MT6891: All versions

MT6893: All versions

MT8797: All versions

Google Android: 9.0, 10.0, 11.0

CPE2.3 External links

http://research.checkpoint.com/2021/looking-for-vulnerabilities-in-mediatek-audio-dsp/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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