VDB-125992 · CVE-2018-11853 · BID 107681

Qualcomm Snapdragon Mobile/Snapdragon Wear up to Snapdragon_High_Med_2016 Channel memory corruption

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Qualcomm Snapdragon Mobile and Snapdragon Wear (Chip Software). This vulnerability affects some unknown processing of the component Channel Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is 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. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Lack of check on out of range for channels When processing channel list set command will lead to buffer flow in Snapdragon Mobile, Snapdragon Wear in version IPQ8074, MDM9206, MDM9607, MDM9650, SD 425, SD 427, SD 430, SD 435, SD 450, SD 625, SD 650/52, SD 835, SD 845, SD 850, SDA660, SDM429, SDM439, SDM630, SDM632, SDM636, SDM660, SDM710, Snapdragon_High_Med_2016

The bug was discovered 10/01/2018. The weakness was disclosed 10/26/2018 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at qualcomm.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2018-11853 since 06/07/2018. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack needs to be approached locally. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

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

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
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Recommended: Upgrade
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06/07/2018 🔍
10/01/2018 +116 days 🔍
10/26/2018 +24 days 🔍
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10/27/2018 +1 days 🔍
06/03/2023 +1680 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: qualcomm.com

Advisory: qualcomm.com
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2018-11853 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 107681

Entryinfo

Created: 10/27/2018 06:22 PM
Updated: 06/03/2023 09:11 AM
Changes: 10/27/2018 06:22 PM (59), 05/03/2020 05:45 PM (2), 06/03/2023 09:11 AM (4)
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