#VU58366 Out-of-bounds write


Published: 2021-11-25

Vulnerability identifier: #VU58366

Vulnerability 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

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
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.

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

CPE

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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