MediaTek MT8797 out-of-bounds write

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A vulnerability was found in MediaTek MT6580, MT6735, MT6737, MT6739, MT6753, MT6761, MT6765, MT6768, MT6771, MT6779, MT6781, MT6785, MT6833, MT6853, MT6873, MT6877, MT6879, MT6883, MT6885, MT6889, MT6893, MT6895, MT6983, MT8321, MT8666, MT8667, MT8675, MT8765, MT8766, MT8768, MT8786, MT8788, MT8789, MT8791 and MT8797 (Chip Software). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects an unknown code block. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a out-of-bounds write vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-787. The software writes data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

In CCCI, there is a possible out of bounds write due to a missing bounds check. This could lead to local escalation of privilege with System execution privileges needed. User interaction is not needed for exploitation. Patch ID: ALPS06641673; Issue ID: ALPS06641653.

The weakness was disclosed 07/07/2022 as ALPS06641653. It is possible to read the advisory at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2022-21766 since 11/26/2021. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

Applying the patch ALPS06641673 is able to eliminate this problem.






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CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


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Class: Out-of-bounds write
CWE: CWE-787 / CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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Patch: ALPS06641673


11/26/2021 🔍
07/07/2022 +222 days 🔍
07/07/2022 +0 days 🔍
07/19/2022 +12 days 🔍


Advisory: ALPS06641653
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-21766 (🔍)


Created: 07/07/2022 10:08 AM
Updated: 07/19/2022 06:03 PM
Changes: 07/07/2022 10:08 AM (40), 07/19/2022 06:03 PM (17)
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