Facebook WhatsApp on Android/iOS MP4 File Message stack-based overflow

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A vulnerability was found in Facebook WhatsApp on Android/iOS (Social Network Software) (version unknown). It has been classified as critical. Affected is an unknown code block of the component MP4 File Handler. The manipulation as part of a Message leads to a stack-based overflow vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-121. A stack-based buffer overflow condition is a condition where the buffer being overwritten is allocated on the stack (i.e., is a local variable or, rarely, a parameter to a function). This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

A stack-based buffer overflow could be triggered in WhatsApp by sending a specially crafted MP4 file to a WhatsApp user. The issue was present in parsing the elementary stream metadata of an MP4 file and could result in a DoS or RCE. This affects Android versions prior to 2.19.274, iOS versions prior to 2.19.100, Enterprise Client versions prior to 2.25.3, Business for Android versions prior to 2.19.104 and Business for iOS versions prior to 2.19.100.

The weakness was released 11/14/2019 (Website). The advisory is available at facebook.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2019-11931 since 05/13/2019. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 11/15/2019). This vulnerability has a historic impact due to its background and reception.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.9

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.0
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Class: Stack-based overflow
CWE: CWE-121 / CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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05/13/2019 🔍
11/14/2019 +185 days 🔍
11/15/2019 +1 days 🔍
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Sourcesinfo

Advisory: facebook.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2019-11931 (🔍)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20130704

Entryinfo

Created: 11/15/2019 09:19 AM
Updated: 11/15/2019 09:24 AM
Changes: 11/15/2019 09:19 AM (41), 11/15/2019 09:24 AM (18)
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