MediaTek MT8797 Mailbox out-of-bounds write

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A vulnerability was found in MediaTek MT6833, MT6853, MT6873, MT6877, MT6879, MT6885, MT6893, MT6895, MT6983, MT8185, MT8321, MT8385, MT8532, MT8666, MT8675, MT8765, MT8766, MT8768, MT8786, MT8788, MT8789, MT8791 and MT8797 (Chip Software). It has been classified as critical. Affected is an unknown code block of the component Mailbox. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a out-of-bounds write vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-787. The software writes data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

In mailbox, there is a possible out of bounds write due to type confusion. This could lead to local escalation of privilege with System execution privileges needed. User interaction is not needed for exploitation. Patch ID: ALPS07032521; Issue ID: ALPS07032521.

The weakness was released 08/02/2022 as ALPS07032521. The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2022-26430 since 03/04/2022. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

Applying the patch ALPS07032521 is able to eliminate this problem.






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CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3

VulDB Base Score: 4.2
VulDB Temp Score: 4.0
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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: ALPS07032521


03/04/2022 CVE reserved
08/02/2022 +150 days Advisory disclosed
08/02/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
08/29/2022 +27 days VulDB last update


Advisory: ALPS07032521
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-26430 (🔒)


Created: 08/02/2022 08:07 AM
Updated: 08/29/2022 02:47 PM
Changes: 08/02/2022 08:07 AM (41), 08/29/2022 02:47 PM (11)
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