Google Android Scan Request Argument memory corruption

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Google Android (Smartphone Operating System) (unknown version). Affected is an unknown code block of the component Scan Request Handler. The manipulation as part of a Argument leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

In all android releases (Android for MSM, Firefox OS for MSM, QRD Android) from CAF using the linux kernel, while processing vendor scan request, when input argument - length of request IEs is greater than maximum can lead to a buffer overflow.

The bug was discovered 09/04/2018. The weakness was presented 09/19/2018 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at source.codeaurora.org. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2018-11893 since 06/07/2018. The exploitability is told to be easy. The attack needs to be approached locally. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 15 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k.

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.5
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Exploitinginfo

Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
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Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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Countermeasuresinfo

Recommended: Patch
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Patch: source.codeaurora.org

Timelineinfo

06/07/2018 🔍
09/04/2018 +89 days 🔍
09/19/2018 +14 days 🔍
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09/20/2018 +1 days 🔍
05/17/2023 +1700 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: google.com

Advisory: source.codeaurora.org
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2018-11893 (🔍)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150917

Entryinfo

Created: 09/20/2018 08:12 AM
Updated: 05/17/2023 09:26 AM
Changes: 09/20/2018 08:12 AM (60), 03/25/2020 10:40 AM (2), 05/17/2023 09:26 AM (4)
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Cache ID: 100:B1B:40

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