#VU66970 undefined in MediaTek Hardware solutions


Published: 2022-09-05

Vulnerability identifier: #VU66970

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-26461

CWE-ID: CWE-475

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
MT6833
Mobile applications / Mobile firmware & hardware
MT6855
Mobile applications / Mobile firmware & hardware
MT6879
Mobile applications / Mobile firmware & hardware
MT6895
Mobile applications / Mobile firmware & hardware
MT6983
Mobile applications / Mobile firmware & hardware
MT8791
Mobile applications / Mobile firmware & hardware
MT6853
Hardware solutions / Firmware
MT6873
Hardware solutions / Firmware
MT6877
Hardware solutions / Firmware
MT6883
Hardware solutions / Firmware
MT6885
Hardware solutions / Firmware
MT6889
Hardware solutions / Firmware
MT6893
Hardware solutions / Firmware
MT8797
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Vendor: MediaTek

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to undefined behavior for input to api in vow, which leads to security restrictions bypass and privilege escalation.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

MT6833: All versions

MT6853: All versions

MT6855: All versions

MT6873: All versions

MT6877: All versions

MT6879: All versions

MT6883: All versions

MT6885: All versions

MT6889: All versions

MT6893: All versions

MT6895: All versions

MT6983: All versions

MT8791: All versions

MT8797: All versions


CPE

External links
http://corp.mediatek.com/product-security-bulletin/September-2022


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


Latest bulletins with this vulnerability